PARIS | The Latest: WWI centennial: Macron backs European army idea

PARIS | The Latest: WWI centennial: Macron backs European army idea

PARIS— The Latest on World War I armistice commemorations (all times local):

11:55 a.m.
French President Emmanuel Macron is pushing for a strong joint European military as he hosts international events marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Macron is launching a peace forum Sunday to stress the importance of multilateral cooperation to prevent new world wars, but he also stressed the importance of investing in Europe’s military forces.

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