In Paris, Vladimir Putin held talks with President of France François Hollande. The President of Russia also met with Prime Minister of Great Britain David Cameron. On the second day of the visit, in Deauville, the Russian President met with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel. Then at Ouistreham, Vladimir Putin attended celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the allied forces’ D-Day landing in Normandy. Also, the President of Russia had a meeting with Russian veterans – participants in World War II. During the events in Normandy, Vladimir Putin also spoke to the heads of a number of foreign states.