French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit to Washington (72 images)

French President Emmanuel Macron and first lady Brigitte Macron were welcomed to Washington, D.C., by President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a first state visit.
Updated: April 25, 2018 at 1:27 PM
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French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Vice President Mike Pence (L) and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., sit behind Macron. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Macron's speech coincides with the 58th anniversary of former French President Charles de Gaulle's address to a joint session of Congress.Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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The French president's address to Congress comes after he spent two days with Trump tackling a slew of policy issues, including the Iran nuclear deal, the Syrian civil war and Russian aggression. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Macron argued for action to fight climate change, saying he expects the United States will one day rejoin the Paris agreement. Trump announced last year that the United States would pull out of the pact. Photo by Erin Schaff/UPI
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"I believe in these rights and values...against the threats on the planet, science," Macron said. "I'm sure one day the United States will come back," adding, "Let's face it -- there is no 'Planet B.'" Photo by Erin Schaff/UPI
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Pence (L) and Ryan applaud Macron. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, is applauded. Photo by Erin Schaff/UPI
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