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Trump closes visit to France with a celebration of Quatorze Juillet

Trump closes visit to France with a celebration of Quatorze Juillet

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The American president Donald Trump closes his two-day visit to France on Friday in Paris. He is guest of honour at the celebration of Quatorze Juillet.

Donald and Melania Trump were Friday morning on the Place de la Concorde received by the French president, Emmanuel Macron and his wife.

14 July is a national holiday in France. On Quatorze Juillet, the storming of the Bastille in 1789 is remembered. That was the beginning of the French Revolution. It also considers the American intervention in the First world War, this year one hundred years ago.

American and French soldiers take part in the military parade with horses, planes and helicopters on the Champs-Élysées.

Trump present at the celebration of Quatorze Juillet

The American president Donald Trump is Friday present at the celebration of Quatorze Juillet in Paris.
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Trump is for a two-day visit in France.
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Melania Trump, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron during the military parade in Paris.
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The two presidents had sat night dinner at the eiffel tower. Top chef Alain Ducasse (left) prepared the dishes.
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After the fireworks will Trump return to the United States. Macron lives later on Friday a memorial ceremony in Nice.

There was Quatorze Juillet last year is shattered by an attack on the boulevard. A truck drove into the crowd who were present for the celebration. 86 people came to life.

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