International donors to pledge 13.8 billion euros to tackle AIDS: Macron

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron attends the inauguration of ‘Le Maillon’ theater in Strasbourg, France, October 1, 2019. Patrick Seeger/Pool via REUTERS

PARIS (Reuters) – International donors have agreed to pledge 13.8 billion euros ($15.21 billion) to tackle AIDS, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday.

Macron added that Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates was part of a group of international donors pledging new money.

Reporting Sudip Kar-Gupta; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Christian Lowe

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