The other two Western Balkan EU bidders, Macedonia and Montenegro, do not seem extremely enthusiastic, either.
The novel vessel is expected to make the trans-Atlantic voyage "powered" solely by ocean currents.
The French leader's speech of appeasement has been largely ridiculed by Yellow Vest protesters.
The British Prime Minister is trying to save the Brexit deal from a widely anticipated parliamentary defeat.
Macron has made several concessions on the social demands of the Yellow Vest movement.
The ECJ delivered an emergency judgment on Brexit's potential reversal at the request of a group of Scottish legislators.
Merkel's main message for the CDU has been to stick with party unity in the face of slumping public support.
Operation Pollino has become the largest police operation against a mafia clan ever carried out in Germany.
May's job as Prime Minister also largely depends on the parliamentary vote.
More than 75,000 protested across France in the third weekend of the Yellow Vest rallies.
The German leader has once again ruled out military solutions to the Russia - Ukraine conflict.