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France: Brigitte Macron takes G7 spouses for tour round Espelette

France, Espelette
August 25, 2019 at 12:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

French President's spouse Brigitte Macron took the partners of G7 leaders for a day out in the French Basque town of Espelette, near Biarritz where the G7 summit is taking place, on Sunday.

The spouses walked through Espelette, which is famous its red chilli peppers that are an integral part of Basque cuisine, and enjoyed a wine tasting session before visiting an orchard in the town.

The G7 summit started in Biarritz on Saturday and runs until August 26, with world leaders set to discuss topics including tackling global inequality, the US-China trade dispute, the Hong Kong protests and the climate crisis.

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French President's spouse Brigitte Macron took the partners of G7 leaders for a day out in the French Basque town of Espelette, near Biarritz where the G7 summit is taking place, on Sunday.

The spouses walked through Espelette, which is famous its red chilli peppers that are an integral part of Basque cuisine, and enjoyed a wine tasting session before visiting an orchard in the town.

The G7 summit started in Biarritz on Saturday and runs until August 26, with world leaders set to discuss topics including tackling global inequality, the US-China trade dispute, the Hong Kong protests and the climate crisis.

M/S First ladies visiting Espelette

M/S Wine shop

M/S Different wine bottles

M/S Wine tasting

M/S Wine tasting

M/S First ladies posing for pictures with apple baskets

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