Paris mayor meets new London counterpart Khan

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (R) speaks with Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo as they meet at St Pancras Station in London on May 10, 2016Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo on Tuesday became the first foreign dignitary to meet Sadiq Khan following his election as mayor of London, in a brief tete-a-tete at St Pancras Station. “He has made history, he is the first Muslim mayor of a big European city,” Hidalgo told reporters on the platform after Khan welcomed her off the cross-Channel Eurostar train from France. Khan, a member of Britain’s opposition Labour party, was elected mayor on Thursday with 1.3 million votes, the largest personal mandate of any British politician.

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