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  • Writer's pictureOlga Nesterova

President Biden to Commemorate D-Day Anniversary in Normandy and Paris, Macron to Host State Visit and Welcome Zelenskyy

Emmanuel Macron showing a map of the russian invasion into the Eastern region of Ukraine | Photo by AP, Ebrahim Noroozi
Emmanuel Macron showing a map of the russian invasion into the Eastern region of Ukraine | Photo by AP, Ebrahim Noroozi

President Biden will embark on a trip to Normandy and Paris from June 5-9 to mark the 80th anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy.


On June 6, he'll pay tribute to the 73,000 brave American soldiers who landed at Utah and Omaha beaches in 1944, alongside engagements with First Lady Jill Biden.


French President Macron will host a State Visit in Paris on June 8, highlighting the enduring relationship between the US and France, focusing on shared democratic values, economic ties, and defense cooperation.


Additionally, Macron announced that he'll welcome Ukrainian President Zelenskyy and other world leaders for the D-Day commemorations at Omaha Beach, underscoring support for Ukraine's cause.


France will “do whatever is necessary for as long as it is necessary” to support Ukraine, said Macron.


Source: The White House, AP


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