France’s Macron to host meeting with U.S. President Biden on June 8

By Thomson Reuters May 30, 2024 | 8:05 AM

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden and his wife Jill on June 8 as part of Biden’s first state visit to France, the French presidency said on Thursday.

The meeting will follow Biden’s attendance at the commemorations for the 80th anniversary of the Normandy landings on D-Day on June 6.

The two Presidents will discuss their ongoing support for Ukraine, as well as ways to strengthen bi-lateral cooperation on economic, space and nuclear issues, added the statement from the French presidency.

(Reporting by Elizabeth Pineau, Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta)