Oak tree diplomacy: Macron to send new sapling to Trump after death of first one

French president Emmanuel Macron said the death of the tree was not symbolic

French president Emmanuel Macron has downplayed the death of an oak tree he planted with US president Donald Trump last year, saying people shouldn’t read symbols into everything and that he would send the American leader a new tree.

The two men celebrated the special relationship between the United States and France during Macron’s state visit in April 2018 to Washington by planting the oak sapling on the grounds of the White House.

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