Macron's DESPERATE attempt to revive bromance with Donald Trump with 'touching' welcome
11 November, 2018, 12:00 | Author: Sheila Harris
Trump is deeply unpopular in France, where 65 per cent of voters view the USA president negatively, according to an Odoxa poll released this week for France's Figaro newspaper.
In an exclusive interview on "Fareed Zakaria GPS", French President Emmanuel Macron said he prefers "having direct discussion" rather than discussing diplomacy through tweets with President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump traveled thousands of miles to Paris on Friday to join in with other world leaders at events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
President Donald Trump has fired back at the French President's calls for an European Union army.
Both are expected to discuss regional security issues with Iran and Syria on the agenda.
November 11 marks the 1918 end of World War I between the Allies and their opponent, Germany, on land, sea, and air.
Their meeting got off to a tense start after Trump called it "insulting" that Macron wants a European army.
Ceremonies have been held across the world this week in honour of the 18 million soldiers and civilians who perished in World War I. In one of the high points, Macron and Merkel on Saturday unveiled a plaque to the Franco-German reconciliation in the forest clearing in northeast France where the armistice ending the conflict was signed.
In a joint news conference, Trump said he and Macron had a lot in common.
Trump said that Macron "understands that the United States can only do so much".
Mr Trump described the comments as insulting and said Europe should pay its share of costs within Nato, the Euro-Atlantic alliance.
May on Friday attended ceremonies of remembrance at military cemeteries alongside Macron and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel in France and Belgium.
"(Their attendance) has been canceled due to scheduling and logistical difficulties caused by the weather", the White House said in a statement, adding that a delegation lead by Chief of Staff John Kelly, a retired general, went instead.
U.S. Army Capt. Charles S. Normington wrote that "each soldier had his arms full of French girls, some crying, others laughing; each girl had to kiss every soldier before she would let him pass". The French President said in an interview earlier this week that Europe needs to protect itself against "China, Russia and even the United States" in terms of cyberspace, while later reiterating that Europe needs to build up its own military because it can no longer depend on the USA. for defense.
"I am in Paris getting ready to celebrate the end of World War One", Trump tweeted later Saturday. Early this year, Trump had hosted Macron on the first State Dinner of his Administration.
Earlier leaving for Paris, the US President told reporters at the White House that it will be a "great, really, commemorative service".
The White House's decision on Saturday to scrap the president's visit to a cemetery for fallen American soldiers due to weather is creating a bit of a storm of its own.
At that meeting, Mr Trump would not say whether he believed Mr Putin or U.S. intelligence agencies about their conclusions about Russia's interference with the 2016 presidential election.
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