Francois Hollande with partner Valerie Trierweiler - he shed no light on whether she will accompany him as first lady on a visit to the United States next month. Photo: AFP Francois Hollande with partner Valerie Trierweiler - he shed no light on whether she will accompany him as first lady on a visit to the United States next month. Photo: AFP
Francois Hollande with partner Valerie Trierweiler - he shed no light on whether she will accompany him as first lady on a visit to the United States next month. Photo: AFP

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Francois Hollande with partner Valerie Trierweiler - he shed no light on whether she will accompany him as first lady on a visit to the United States next month. Photo: AFP Francois Hollande with partner Valerie Trierweiler - he shed no light on whether she will accompany him as first lady on a visit to the United States next month. Photo: AFP
Francois Hollande with partner Valerie Trierweiler - he shed no light on whether she will accompany him as first lady on a visit to the United States next month. Photo: AFP
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