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Xi arrives on French Riviera as Macron seeks united EU front on China

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Monaco on the French Riviera Sunday seeking to press ambitious commercial goals ahead of talks with France s Emmanuel Macron who is trying to forge a united European front to contend with Beijing s advances. Xi arrived at the airport of the iconic resort city of Nice accompanied by his wife Peng Liyuan to be welcomed by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and an honour guard. Prior meeting with Macron Xi went to the nearby principality of Monaco, where he was received by Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene. A Monaco government spokesman said bilateral talks would address economic and environmental issues . Xi, who has made establishing China as a global player central to his government, travelled from Italy, whose government became the first G7 state to sign up to his landmark new Silk Road infrastructure project, a massive undertaking to join Asia to Europe. The project has raised eyebrows in Washington and in some EU capitals where ..


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