Marcelo goes to Paris for the centenary of the end of World War I

The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, will travel to Paris between November 10 and 11 to participate in the celebrations of the centenary of the end of World War I, along with more than 60 heads of state.

The authorization for this visit consists of a draft resolution that will be voted on in plenary on Friday, complying with a formality imposed by the Constitution, which establishes that the President of the Republic can not absent himself from the national territory without authorization from the parliament.

The commemoration of the centennial of the end of World War I, on November 11, will bring together in Paris more than 60 heads of state and government, including the American, Donald Trump, and the Russian, Vladimir Putin, according to the France Press news agency.

Earlier, the French President, Emmanuel Macron, will conduct a trip to the main places of the conflict in France, between November 4 and 9, the Elisha announced today.

On the 10th, Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will attend a ceremony in the clearing where the armistice was signed on November 11, 1918 between the Allied forces and Germany.

On the 11th, the French President will address the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

Then there will be a Peace Forum, to which all the heads of state and government present at the ceremony commemorating the armistice are invited.

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