French president welcomes President Rouhani at Élysée Palace

Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA - French President François Hollande escorted President Hassan Rouhani down the stairs at courtyard of the Élysée Palace on Thursday.

This is the first ever visit of President Hassan Rouhani to France.

The first leg of European tour took President Rouhani to Italy and he is now in France on his second leg of the European tour.

The Iranian president is to stay in France for two days and is to meet the country's officials as well as business entrepreneurs.