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Mystery solved: Where the Macron-Trump tree went

Mystery solved: Where the Macron-Trump tree went”

The French ambassador to the US has stepped in to quash speculation surrounding a tree gifted to President Donald Trump from French President Emmanuel Macron. Issues of world peace were on Macron's agenda for the state visit: He hoped to persuade Trump to keep the U.S.in the Iran nuclear deal and to develop a plan for dealing with the Syrian conflict.

The French ambassador to the U.S. Gérard Araud stepped in to quell hypothesis on Twitter, explaining that the tree has exclusively been eliminated quickly for a interval of quarantine consistent with a compulsory apply of imported vegetation.

A mystery is brewing at the White House about what happened to the oak tree President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron planted there last week.

Hypothesis abounded over the weekend after it was noticed {that a} tree gifted by French President Emmanual Macron, and ceremoniously planted on the White Home South Garden by each presidents as an emblem of friendship simply days earlier than, had been eliminated and changed with only a patch of grass.

"It is in quarantine, which is mandatory for any living organism imported into the US", Gerard Araud, France's ambassador to the US, wrote late Sunday on Twitter. "It will be replanted afterwards".

The White House has not yet responded to media requests regarding the whereabouts and well-being of the tree.

An official in Macron's office said Monday that Trump insisted on holding a symbolic planting ceremony alongside Macron despite the quarantine requirement. The official said both sides knew all along that the tree would go later into quarantine. "Don't worry", he added, "the tree is doing very well". You can sign up to receive it here.



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