We made it this time. French President Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron landed on Tuesday evening at the base in Andrews, Maryland, not far from Washington. An American federal capital where he was then expected for a – rare – state visit this weekend, invited by his American counterpart, Joe Biden.
Space, environment, war in Ukraine, economy… For the tenant of the Elysée Palace, the program is extensive, culminating in the joint press conference and the State dinner on Thursday evening. But on Wednesday, the marathon begins with a meeting with Kamala Harris on space issues in the presence of French astronauts Thomas Pesquet and Sophie Adenot, before the traditional ceremony at Arlington Cemetery. Our political journalist Rachel Garrat-Valcarcel, present on site, tells you everything on video.