FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with France's President Emmanuel Macron, forward of the NATO summit, in Watford, in London, Britain, December 3, 2019. Ludovic Marin/Pool through REUTERS
WASHINGTON (1) - U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday mentioned convening the 5 everlasting members of the U.N. Safety Council to debate growing United Nations cooperation on combating the coronavirus, the White House stated.
The 2 leaders mentioned the meeting of the 5 nations - the US, Russia, China, Britain and France - in a name, White House spokesman Judd Deere stated in an announcement. The US and France have a few of the most instances and deaths from the extremely contagious virus.
Reporting by Steve Holland; writing by Daphne Psaledakis; Enhancing by Susan Heavey and Chris Reese