Thursday, July 13, 2017

Trump arrives in Paris on second Europe trip in a week - CNNPolitics

Paris (CNN) - US President Donald Trump arrived in Europe for the second time in a week, a trip meant as a pomp-filled celebration of transatlantic ties at a time of anxiety on both continents.

Air Force One landed at Paris Orly airport, south of the city center, early Thursday morning. From there, Trump's took meetings at the American ambassador's residence before being greeted in a formal welcoming ceremony by his host, French President Emmanuel Macron.

He was treated to a grand display of French splendor in the courtyard of Les Invalides military complex: a brass band to play the national anthem, a full review of troops, a warm handshake from Macron, France's charismatic new leader and a European double kiss from Macron's wife Brigitte.

The American leader toured Napoleon's tomb at the Les Invalides before sitting down for extended security talks with Macron at the Élysée Palace. The pair will take questions from reporters in the evening, and dine with their wives in a Michelin-starred restaurant on the second landing of the Eiffel Tower. - Read More

Trump arrives in Paris on second Europe trip in a week


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