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This is weekend edition from npr news i'm lulu garcia navarro president trump is hosting his first state visit tomorrow french president emmanuel macron is his guest the two leaders are very different in age and style and political belief and yet they're set to formed a bond npr's eleanor beardsley explains last july when no one else in europe was rolling out the red carpet for trump french president emmanuel macron treated the new american president to a high profile pompfilled filled state visit complete with dinner in the eiffel tower and a bass deal day military parade down the shawn's now trump is returning the favor the american version comes with a state dinner and 21gunsalute macro will also address a joint session of congress chris joel mccower yang deputy editor of xpress magazine says a manual macron has been cultivating donald trump macron has built something which is very precious micro has built a special relationship between him and don't trump analysts say the two leaders will need all the bonomi they can muster to work through there differences in tackling issues like trans atlantic trade russia and iran historian nico bashar al says despite being dismissive of nato and europe trump needs mccomb he needs someone to talk to in europe he has no person to go to here's a bad relationship with theresa may has no relationship with hardly any with angela merkel so my call who is young and trendy and sort of popularity on the world stage but trump wants a share of with britain consumed by brexit and germany it's coalition politics matt carryon says macro is unique among european leaders for now macron is the only bus of europe who is allowed by the others to talk in their names that's why it takes advantage of these position which is not going to last for years to show the american president.

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