Japan's PM vows to help France in rebuilding Notre Dame

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pledging to help France in its efforts to rebuild the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral

Abe stopped in France Tuesday as part of his tour of Europe and North America.

Speaking alongside French president Emmanuel Macron, Abe said through a translator he "was deeply saddened by the damage inflicted to the World Heritage" building.

Macron and Abe will discuss the agenda for the upcoming Group of Seven and Group of 20 leaders' summits that France and Japan will respectively host this year.