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French military parades for Bastille Day, gets budget boost

8 monthes ago   |   By National Post

PARIS - France's military is getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron as soldiers prepare to march through Paris on Bastille Day.
Fighter jets will perform acrobatics over Paris and troops will parade Saturday down the Champs-Elysees. Macron is presiding over the event, where Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is the guest of honour.
Macron signed a new military budget on the eve of Saturday's parade, aimed at lifting defence spending to 2 per cent of gross domestic product as promised to NATO. The rise had long been planned, but came after a contentious NATO summit in...
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French military parades for Bastille Day, gets budget boost

8 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

France's military is getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron as soldiers prepare to march through Paris on Bastille Day. Fighter jets will perform acrobatics over Paris and troops...
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