Trump in double faux pas during WWI Armistice ceremonies in France

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While the centenary commemorations in France marking the end of WWI saw German Chancellor Angela Merkel take part in a symbolic ceremony with French President Emmanuel Macron, US President Donald Trump began his visit with a Twitter message attacking Macron's championing of a joint European defence force, and cancelled a visit to a US cemetery of fallen US soldiers, citing bad weather conditions.

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French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have left their own mark of reconciliation at the start of events to mark the centenary of the end of World War One, reports BBC News.