A statement was issued by Harris's office stating that she had expressed her commitment to "to revitalizing the transatlantic alliance."
On Monday, in an unprecedented phone call between a US vice president and a foreign leader, Kamala Harris spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss problems such as the pandemic and climate change.
According to the release, "Vice President Harris and President Macron agreed on the need for close bilateral and multilateral cooperation to address COVID-19, climate change, and support democracy at home and around the world,"
A variety of regional issues have also been addressed, including those in the Middle East and Africa, as well as the need to confront them together.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. President Joe Biden (not pictured) attend a meeting with bipartisan Senators on infrastructure investment at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria(REUTERS)
"The Vice President thanked President Macron for his leadership on the issue of gender equality and for France's contribution to NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover."
In a groundbreaking search for evidence of ancient microbial existence on the Red Planet, the rover is due to land Thursday on Mars.
As detailed in the US release, the French government verified the phone call and its contents.
In a phone call on January 24, Macron spoke with US President Joe Biden and reportedly suggested that they broker a long-running trade dispute settlement between Boeing and Airbus aircraft manufacturers.