French PM wraps up two-day Canadian visit with Quebec City events

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, left, and the Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls walk through old Quebec City Friday, October 14, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

QUEBEC - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is wrapping up his two-day Canadian visit with several events today in Quebec City.

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is hosting Valls and the two will hold a joint news conference.

Valls is also slated to meet with new Parti Quebecois Leader Jean-Francois Lisee.

Valls and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended a Montreal luncheon hosted by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard on Thursday where all three pledged support for the proposed Canada-EU trade deal.

That event came after a morning meeting with Trudeau on Parliament Hill, where U.S. politics and Canada's involvement in future peacekeeping missions were among the topics broached with reporters.

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