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US President Donald Trump was guest of honour at the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, where French and American military took part in a tribute to the centennial anniversary of the US entry into World War One, appearing happy and relaxed while news at home was increasingly dominated by the controversy over his son's meeting last year with Russian contacts.
US President Donald Trump, speaking at a joint press conference with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron during a two-day visit to Paris, told reporters that 'something could happen' with regard to his decision to withdraw US compliance with the 2015 UN COP 21 agreement in Paris to combat climate change.
US President Donald Trump arrived in Paris on Thursday for a two-day visit when he will take part in the traditional French Bastille Day military parade and commemorations of the entry 100 years ago of US troops into World War One, while also holding several meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron who officials said was keen to de-frost relations with the US leader.
Macron's office said Trump will attend traditional military parade on Champs-Elysées, where US soldiers will march alongside French troops.
Donald Trump and First Lady asked to attend the parade on July 14 and French president’s office says US leader promised to examine invitation.
Despite the statements of support for the Paris accord on combating climate change by US cities, states and other groups since President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the agreement concluded in December 2015, they could encounter difficulties in implementing the accord on a sub-national basis.
Following US President Donald Trump's announcement the US would withdraw from Paris climate deal pledges, his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron invited American scientists to move to France, but some struggling homegrown researchers denounce a stunt.
French president had a 'direct' talk on phone with President Trump after latter announced US will pull out of Paris climate agreement.
French President Emmanuel Macron interviewed in French weekly JDD said the widely commented handshake duel with his US counterpart Donald Trump, when the two met for the first time last week in Brussels, was 'a moment of truth' with a man he said was, along with Russian President Vladidmir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Erdoğan, 'in a logic of relations of power'.
The US president, who has raised eyebrows with his sometimes peculiarly vigorous handshaking of world leaders, appeared to meet his match during his first meeting with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, when he was first to give way in a gripping contest of white knuckles and clenched fingers.
French President Emmanuel Macron met with US President Donald Trump at the US ambassador to Belgium's private residence in Brussles on Thursday, on the sidelines of a NATO summit, after which Macron said they had a 'long' and 'very frank' discussion on 'all subjects', when he urged the US not to withdraw support for the Paris Climate agreement pledges.
Emmanuel Macron, who was elected as France’s new president on Sunday, gave his last interview before his landslide victory to Mediapart, in which he detailed the measures and policies he would adopt over his five-year term of office. During the two-hour interview on Friday evening, he detailed his approach to a number of foreign policy issues - which were little mentioned during his campaign - including French military intervention abroad, his views on Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Greek debt crisis, and US reluctance to implement the Paris COP 21 measures to combat climate change.
French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault intervened after LafargeHolcim's boss said he was prepared to supply materials forUS/Mexico wall.
In a response to US President Donald Trump's claims that a close friend no longer wanted to take his family to Paris, the capital's mayor Anne Hidalgo, launching a tourism campaign while celebrating the 25th anniversary of the French Disneyland site, tweeted a picture of herself with Mickey and Minnie Mouse celebrating the city's "dynamism and spirit of openness".
Speculation that Donald Trump will nominate Jeffrey Loria as US ambassador to France has led the family of the president's son-in-law and White House advisor, Jared Kushner, to pull out of a deal to buy Loria's baseball team, the Miami Marlins, reportedly to avoid allegations of conflict of interest.