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Japan's Abe welcomed to Paris with military honors

Monday, May 05, 2014 - 00:45

May 5 - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is welcomed to Paris with military honors in a ceremony at the Invalides monument in Paris. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was welcomed to Paris on Monday with military honors as France and Japan seek to bolster their economic cooperation. Abe attended a military ceremony with French Minister for Overseas Territories George Pau-Langevin at the Invalides monument where Napoleon Bonaparte is buried, before a meeting with French President Francois Hollande. Abe is due to attend an OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) forum on Tuesday.

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Japan's Abe welcomed to Paris with military honors

Monday, May 05, 2014 - 00:45