France’s Macron, EU’s Von der Leyen press China’s Xi on trade during talks in Paris


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Open this photo in gallery: French President Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping as he arrives for a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, on May 6.Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters French President Emmanuel Macron and EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen urged China’s President Xi Jinping to ensure more balanced trade at the start of a visit to Paris by the Chinese leader, during which Macron will also press him on Ukraine. Xi was in Europe for the first time in five years, at a time of growing trade tensions, with the European Union investigating several Chinese...