President Obama is in Paris for the climate accord treaty talks. This morning, he participated in a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Later in the morning, he participated in the “COP21” climate change talks opening ceremony.
In the afternoon, the President will attend a lunch hosted by President Francois Hollande of France. Afterward, he will participate in a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India.
Later in the afternoon, the President will participate in an event with Hollande, Prime Minister Modi, other leaders and members of the private sector. In the evening, the President will attend a working dinner with Hollande.
President Obama walks across the South Lawn before departing the White House on board Marine One. Nearly 150 world leaders, including President Obama, are expected to descend on Paris for the start of the United Nations climate change summit, which begins Monday in the French capital.