Chinese president arrives in Nice, heading to Monaco for state visit

Source: Xinhua| 2019-03-24 20:44:41|Editor: Yamei
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NICE, France, March 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the southern French city of Nice at noon on Sunday, before heading to the Principality of Monaco for a state visit.

Xi and his wife, Peng Liyuan, were greeted by senior government officials of Monaco and France at the airport.

Xi's visit to Monaco is the first one by a Chinese head of state.

Monaco is the second leg of his three-nation Europe tour that has taken him to Italy. Xi will pay a state visit to France after the visit to Monaco.