Traditional Bastille Day celebrations begin in Paris under high security measures. Donald Trump is guest of honor. DW has the pictures.
Troops parading for the traditional military parade.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Chief of the Defense Staff of the French Army General Pierre de Villiers arrive on the Champs-Elysess avenue.
The Trumps are honorary guests at this year's celebrations.
US troops were taking part in the parade.
About 200 troops from US European Command were leading the parade to mark the centennial of the US entry into World War I.
Members of the French Republican Guard march as they arrive for the traditional Bastille day military parade.
The parade marks 100 years since the Americans entered World War One.
Jets from the Air Force Patrouille de France flying over the French sky.
Tight security measures were high priority.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was used to being Europe's leading figure. But now, French President Emmanuel Macron is gradually taking over her role. Still, both depend on each other.
From high-end wine to the new "Silk Road," France and China have agreed to enhance economic relations. For Beijing, that meant providing French companies better access to Chinese markets.
French President Macron embraced China's massive "Belt and Road" development project but said that trade must be a two-way street. He said Europe and China needed each other in the future, so they had to work together.
A large order of Airbus planes from China appears likely as French President Emmanuel Macron ends his visit in Beijing. French farmers have also hailed a deal to end China's 2001 embargo on French beef.
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