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France Will Not ‘Erase History’ by Removing Statues, Says Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron promised to not remove any statue in the country, proclaiming that France will not erase its history. The pledge came amidst international Black Lives Matter campaigns to tear down tributes to historical figures deemed too controversial to remain standing by the modern left.

French president Emmanuel Macron speaks during a call conference to install the CARE committee (comite d'analyse, recherche et expertise) about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), at the Elysee Palace in Paris on March 24, 2020 on the eighth day of a lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the virus. (Photo …