President Sarkozy in Washington
The President of the Republic is today in Washington at the invitation of the U.S. President, Mr. Barack Obama, who proposed receiving him for a meeting followed by a joint press conference and a private dinner for the two presidential couples.
Before that, President Sarkozy was in New York meeting with representatives from the financial world and the American press. In Washington, he will also meet with political figures.
President Sarkozy is particularly delighted by this official visit, which will be the first to take place in a bilateral framework since the state visit of November 2007.