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French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech at Daminggong Palace during a visit to the northern Chinese city of Xian on January 8, 2018. - Macron on January 8 launched a state visit to China in Xian -- the starting point of the ancient Silk Road -- in a nod to his counterpart's scheme to revive the famous trading route. (Photo by ludovic MARIN / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech at Daminggong Palace during a visit to the northern Chinese city of Xian on January 8, 2018. - Macron on January 8 launched a state visit to China in Xian -- the starting point of the ancient Silk Road -- in a nod to his counterpart's scheme to revive the famous trading route. (Photo by ludovic MARIN / AFP)        (Photo credit should read LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)