Keyword: state visit

Macron leaves home woes behind on trip to charm US

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Emmanuel Macron interviewed by Fox News. © Fox News Emmanuel Macron interviewed by Fox News. © Fox News

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in the United States on Monday for a three-day state visit, the first of its kind by a foreign head-of-state since the election of Donald Trump as president. Mediapart’s US correspondent Mathieu Magnaudeix analyses American perceptions of the French president as a bulwark against the advance of populist politics and an antidote to Trump, who one US media commentator even ventured to describe as “a beacon for progressives hoping to find their way back to the halls of power across the democratic world”.  

France welcomes Castro for historic state visit

President Hollande said the Paris visit by Cuban president Raul Castro marked 'new stage' in strengthening of ties between the two countries.

Spain's Felipe cuts short French visit after fatal plane crash

Just hours after arriving in Paris, his first trip abroad as monarch, Felipe VI said he was ending his three-day state visit because of jet tragedy.

Chinese President's visit to France marks major trade contracts

A state visit to France by Chinese President Xi Jinping has rubber-stamped some 18 billion euros-worth of industrial and energy deals.

Obama says US and France will work closely on international security issues

As François Hollande continues his state visit to the US, the American president says the two see eye-to-eye on global security issues.

Hollande US visit demonstrates stronger bilateral ties

François Hollande arrived in Washington on Monday for the first state visit by a French president in 18 years.

Mr Hollande goes to Washington

Three-day state visit this week gives president chance to improve country’s image, with morale among American investors in France at new low.

Queen Elizabeth II to make state visit to France

The British monarch will attend commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy in north-west France.

China signs deal for 60 Airbus during Hollande state visit

The 7.7 million-dollar deal was sealed during the French president's two-day visit to China in a bid to boost French exports.