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In pictures: Macron visits ancient Abu Simbel temple in Egypt

Egyptian Minister of Antiquities and Heritage Khaled Al-Anany accompanied French president Emmanuel Macron in his tour in the temple and gave a briefing about the history of the ancient site.

In pictures: Macron visits ancient Abu Simbel temple in Egypt
French president Emmanuel Macron (R) and his wife Brigitte visit the temple of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt on January 27, 2019. Macron's three-day trip to Egypt comes as 'Yellow Vest' protests against his policies continue to be held on the streets in France.
In pictures: Macron visits ancient Abu Simbel temple in Egypt
French president Emmanuel Macron (R) visits the temple of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt on January 27, 2019.
In pictures: Macron visits ancient Abu Simbel temple in Egypt
French President Emmanuel Macron (C) and his wife Brigitte (R), accompanied by Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Enany (L) visit the temple of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt on January 27, 2019.
In pictures: Macron visits ancient Abu Simbel temple in Egypt
A picture taken on January 27, 2019, shows the French Presidential plane, the Dassault Falcon 7X, arriving on the tarmac of Abu Simbel airport, south of Aswan in upper Egypt.
In pictures: Macron visits ancient Abu Simbel temple in Egypt
French President Emmanuel Macron (3-R) accompanied by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (R), Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Enany (3-L) and French Culture Minister Franck Riester (C) visits the temple of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt on January 27, 2019.
In pictures: Macron visits ancient Abu Simbel temple in Egypt
French First Lady Brigitte Macron visits the temple of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt on January 27, 2019.