Obama to meet Chinese, French leaders at G20: US official

STOCKHOLM (AFP) - US President Barack Obama will hold bilateral meetings with the leaders of France and China on the sidelines of a G20 meeting in Russia, a White House official said on Wednesday.

"While in Russia for the G20, the President will hold bilateral meetings with President Xi of China and President Hollande of France," the official said, ahead of the summit likely to be dominated by the crisis in Syria.