France's president considering visit to New Orleans, first since 1976, report says

French President Emmanuel Macron is considering traveling to New Orleans in the days ahead as part of his state visit to the U.S., French media rep...

November 25, 2022
1:34 AM

French President Emmanuel Macron is considering traveling to New Orleans in the days ahead as part of his state visit to the U.S., French media reported Tuesday, in what would be a first by a French head of state since 1976.The trip would come in connection with Macron's state visit from Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and is likely to focus on historical ties and potentially environmental issues, one of the French president's major points of focus. The New Orleans leg has not been officially confirmed, but is being strongly considered, French news magazine Le Point reported, citing an anonymous source with the French presidency.

Mike Smith