Washington – French President Emmanuel Macron will visit Washington in early December for the first official visit of President Joe Biden’s presidency.

His visit on December 1 will be his second state visit to the United States. Macronwas first elected to lead the country in May 2017 and won a second term earlier this year. Macron made an official visit during his Trump era.

White House Press Secretary Carine Jean-Pierre announced the visit on Monday, saying it “underlines our deep and enduring relationship with our oldest ally, France.”

The invitation is also a sign that the relationship between Biden and Macron has come full circle.After hitting bottom last year US announces deal to sell nuclear submarine to AustraliaThe US decision undermined a deal being made for France to sell diesel-powered submarines to Australia.