French president, Dutch king visit storm-socked island


Photographs by AP/CHRISTOPHE ENA

French President Emmanuel Macron (center) greets residents Tuesday during a tour of the storm-ravaged island of St. Martin. He pledged a fast recovery for the island.

France's president and the Dutch king visited Caribbean territories Tuesday that were hammered by Hurricane Irma, carrying with them much-needed food, water and medical supplies over accusations that European governments had been unprepared and slow to react in their responses to the devastation.

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