Gavin Mortimer Gavin Mortimer

Does Macron dream of the Nobel Peace Prize?

Emmanuel Macron addressing the EU Parliament (picture: Getty)

Emmanuel Macron has taken it upon himself to tackle the delicate diplomatic situation of the war in Ukraine with fresh vigour following his victory last month. This week he addressed the EU parliament on the question of the future of Europe. France has the rotating presidency of the EU Council until June 30 and Macron therefore is the de facto head of the 27 member nations, a role for which his gargantuan ego is well suited.

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