French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

By Bridget O'Donnell, January 10, 2018

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French President Emmanuel Macron continued his three-day trip to China this week, visiting Beijing after seeing the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an on Monday. 

The French leader and his wife Brigitte Macron stopped by the Forbidden City for a quick photo op. 

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping also held a welcoming ceremony for Macron at the Great Hall of the People on Tuesday. 

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

Macron also met other with Chinese leaders, including Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

"The EU is currently facing new development, and France stands ready to promote EU-China cooperation," Macron said during one of yesterday's meetings.

French President Macron Visits Forbidden City, Meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

The state visit concluded today.

[Images via China Daily, Shine 1/2, People's Daily]

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