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France-Macron declares creation of military space force command

PTI | Paris | Updated: 14-07-2019 07:19 IST | Created: 14-07-2019 00:01 IST
France-Macron declares creation of military space force command
The declaration -- made on the eve of France's Bastille Day national celebrations that feature a military parade down Paris's Champs-Elysees -- mirrors an initiative in the US championed by President Donald Trump. Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday announced he was creating a national military space force command that would eventually be part of his country's air force.

The declaration -- made on the eve of France's Bastille Day national celebrations that feature a military parade down Paris's Champs-Elysees -- mirrors an initiative in the US championed by President Donald Trump.


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