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French presidential candidate Macron criticises Trump's policies

Former French Economy Minister, Founder and Leader of the political movement 'En Marche !' and candidate for the 2017 French Presidential Election Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during his meeting on February 4, 2017 in Lyon, France.
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Former French Economy Minister, Founder and Leader of the political movement 'En Marche !' and candidate for the 2017 French Presidential Election Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during his meeting on February 4, 2017 in Lyon, France.

French presidential candidate and current frontrunner Emmanuel Macron on Thursday criticised the protectionist and environmental policies of U.S President Donald Trump.

"Mr Trump would be making a grave mistake by going back on his predecessor's commitments towards the climate," said Macron, speaking after he unveiled his election manifesto.