French President Holds ‘Extremely Frank’ Talks With Russia’s Putin

France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, hosted his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Palace of Versailles near Paris Monday. In what he called “extremely frank, direct” talks, Macron criticized Russian media outlets for efforts to influence the French presidential election. He also questioned brutal treatment of the gay and lesbian community in Chechnya and Russia’s role in eastern Ukraine and Syria. VOA’s Zlatica Hoke reports.

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