French President Macron Awards Elton John With Legion Of Honor For Work On HIV/AIDS, Calls For International Community To Fully Support Global Fund

Agence France-Presse: Hand-in-hand, Macron and Elton John join forces on AIDS
“French President Emmanuel Macron presented rock legend Elton John with France’s highest civilian honor on Friday, and urged international mobilization for one of the showman’s dearest causes: combating AIDS. … Macron called for a mass mobilization so that the next meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Lyon, France, in October, will be able to raise [$14] billion for its next three years of work to tackle the three diseases that still fell millions…” (6/21).

Reuters: France’s Macron honors Elton John
“Elton John thanked France for its contribution to the combat against HIV and AIDS, as the legendary British musician met on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris…” (6/22).