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Macron invited EC head von der Leyen to accompany him to China

French leader Emmanuel Macron has announced his intention to travel to China for a visit.

After the EU Council meeting in Brussels, the French president clarified that he had offered to the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, to accompany him on his trip to China.

“I invited Ursula von der Leyen to accompany me on my visit to China,” Macron said.

When exactly this trip will take place and whether von der Leyen has agreed to go to China is currently unknown.

On Monday, March 20, President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping arrived in Russia for a state visit that lasted three days.

On the first day, he had a one-on-one with Russian President Vladimir Putin. On the second day, the official meeting of the leaders of the two countries took place, as well as negotiations in narrow and broad formats. After statements to the media, a farewell dinner was held between Putin and Xi Jinping. The next morning, the Chinese president left Russia.

that Macron invited EC President von der Leyen to travel with him to China

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