LIVE STREAM: Trump & Macron Joint Press Conference in Paris


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U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks with his wife Melania to Marine One while departing from the White House on July 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trumps are traveling to France.

Ahead of his visit to France for the country’s Bastille Day celebrations, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are holding a joint press conference July 13.

The press conference was slated to begin at noon EDT, but it’s been delayed due to a meeting between the two lasting longer than anticipated.

Watch a live stream of the press conference in the video above.

The Associated Press reported that Trump and Macron are supposed to talk about topics such as the ongoing crisis in Syria, as well as counter-terrorism strategies during their meeting.

In addition to that, the AP said that Trump and Macron “are looking to set aside differences on trade and climate change” ahead of Bastille Day.

Trump’s decision in June to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord drew criticism from leaders across Europe. Macron is notably a strong advocate for finding ways to combat global warming and encouraged American scientists and researchers to “bring their fight against climate change to France,” the AP wrote.

While he’s in Paris, widespread anti-Trump protests are planned.

Trump and the First Lady arrived in Paris early on Thursday, heading overseas just days after another scandal has rocked Washington D.C. involving the Russia probe. His son, Donald J. Trump Jr., was accused of having a meeting to obtain information about Hillary Clinton with a Russian lawyer.

After the report, Trump’s son released a strand of emails confirming that he knew what he was going to get out of the meeting.

Trump has stood by his son since the report surfaced, releasing a statement through White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that said: “My son is a high-quality person and I applaud his transparency.”

Congressional committees and a special counsel have been investigating Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign’s ties to Russia. The email strand Trump Jr. sent out is thought to be one of the most damming pieces of evidence showing the Trump campaign sought the assistance of Russia to compromise the election.