Macron’s July 14 interview: masks, racism and 3D printing

France President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a live TV interview on July 14 2020
President Macron speaks during a live TV interview to mark the Fête nationale

Mandatory masks in all public enclosed spaces, greener industries, employment and racism were among the topics in a wide-ranging television interview with President Macron today for the Fête nationale

Today was the first time since the beginning of Mr Macron’s term in office that he has agreed to do the live interview traditionally organised by his predecessors on July 14.

He was questioned by journalists Léa Salamé (France Inter and France 2) and Gilles Bouleau (TF1 and LCI), with one of his most important announcements being his wish for it to become mandatory for masks to be worn in all enclosed public spaces, starting from August 1. 

“I recommend that all our fellow citizens wear masks as much as possible when they are outdoors, and even more so when they are in an enclosed area. We are ...

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