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France 24: France’s Macron heads to US for a wide-ranging state visit 

French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Washington Tuesday to discuss a slew of issues with US counterpart Joe Biden, ranging from aligning policy on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to easing trade spats. 

Macron, in a rare honor the first French leader to be invited for two US state visits, can look forward to another 21-gun salute and ostentatious White House dinner that ex-president Donald Trump provided in 2018. 

His traveling entourage of foreign, defence and finance ministers, as well as business leaders and astronauts, illustrates the range of transatlantic cooperation Paris hopes to push forward.  

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French President Emmanuel Macron Heads To US For A Wide-Ranging State Visit  

Biden, Macron ready to talk Ukraine, trade in state visit — AP 

Harris, French president to meet at NASA headquarters — The Hill

Trade Tensions Overshadow Macron’s Showy White House Visit — Barrons

French President Macron to meet with Biden, Harris in Washington this week — UPI

Biden hosts Macron Thursday for the president’s first state dinner. Here’s what to know.— USA Today

Why the White House choose Macron for first State Dinner — Washington Post