French and Swiss presidents visit large hadron collider at CERN

21 Nov 2023 | Network Updates | Update from CERN
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President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron in the LHC tunnel on the occasion of his state visit to Switzerland, with the President of the Swiss Confederation Alain Berset and CERN Director-General Fabiola Gianotti. Speaking to journalists during the visit, President Macron said: "If I came here today, it is to reiterate my confidence in the scientific community and our ambition to maintain our leadership in this domain [particle physics]" (translated). 

Original: "Si j’ai voulu venir là aujourd’hui, c’est pour témoigner ma confiance aux équipes et notre volonté, notre ambition, de conserver la première place dans ce domaine [physique de particules]."

This article was first published on 16 November by CERN.

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