French President Hollande arrives in Washington: AFP reporter

French president Francois Hollande's trip to Washington is part of a frantic week of shuttle diplomacy by the leader as he tries to rally global support for increased strikes against the Islamic State groupPresident Francois Hollande of France arrived Tuesday for talks with US President Barack Obama on how to confront the threat posed by the Islamic State group in the wake of the Paris attacks. The French president landed at Andrews Air Force Base outside the US capital, and was to go directly to the White House for talks followed by a joint press conference. Hollande’s trip to Washington is part of a frantic week of shuttle diplomacy by the French leader to rally global support to fight IS.

Share this article