French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Argentina on Wednesday evening, as other world leaders and their delegations begin descending on Buenos Aires for the G20 leaders summit, which formally begins Friday.
Macron arrived to Ezeiza International Airport at around 9pm Wednesday, accompanied by his wife Brigitte. They were welcomed by Argentina's Vice-President Gabriela Michetti amid a high-scale security operation.
Michetti was in France last week and had already met with Macron at the United Nations last year. She told reporters she gave the presidential couple a box of chocolates and spoke with them briefly about her recent trip to Paris.
The French head of state arrives as Argentine security forces begin locking down the capital for one of the biggest and most complex international events the country has ever hosted.
Officials said the prince could meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the summit. That would be the first meeting of the two since Khashoggi's brutal killing at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on October 2.