Macron, Merkel, UN chief target Trump’s world view
Macron, Merkel, UN chief target Trump’s world view
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13 November, 2018, 11:25
Conceived by French President Emmanuel Macron, the Forum is meant to highlight the importance of worldwide institutions in helping resolve conflicts, avert wars and spread prosperity.
US President Donald Trump (L) and US Major General and ABMC (American Battle Monuments Commission) Secretary William M. Matz take part in a US ceremony at the American Cemetery of Suresnes, outside Paris, on November 11, 2018 as part of Veterans Day and commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the November 11, 1918, armistice, ending World War I.
Macron warned of the dangers of the resurgence of nationalism in Europe, saying "old demons" were reawakening, "ready to sow chaos and death". Putin is expected to attend, Trump is not.
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Arriving last for the event, Putin made for his USA counterpart to shake his hand before giving him a thumbs-up sign, while smiling.
In the interview, Macron had cited Trump's plans to pull the USA out of a Cold War-era nuclear treaty and said a joint European Union force was needed to end Europe's reliance on United States military might. By saying our interests first, who cares about the others, we erase what a nation holds dearest, what gives it life, what makes it great and what is essential: its moral values.
Trump and first lady Melania Trump took spots next to Merkel, while Putin stood next to Macron.
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Earlier, Australia and New Zealand were the first to mark Armistice, where crowds gathered to pay tribute to the 60,000 Australians and 18,000 New Zealanders who died while serving for the British empire.
"We are gathered together at this hallowed resting place to pay tribute to the fearless Americans who gave their last breath in that mighty struggle", Trump said at the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial in the suburbs of Paris, where more than 1,500 Americans who died in the war are buried.
In response to Zakaria's question about Trump's tweet being a mistake, Macron said, "I always prefer having direct discussion or answering questions (than) making my diplomacy through tweets". "We renew our sacred obligation to memorialise our fallen heroes" at the cemetery, "where they rest for all eternity", he said. Thank you to every leader and guest who came to Paris from all over the world this weekend to build peace.
President Trump snubbed the Peace Forum, instead visiting a military cemetery in the Paris suburbs, a day after coming under criticism for cancelling a similar trip due to rain.
In the four years of fighting, remembered for brutal trench warfare and the first use of gas, France, the British empire, Russian Federation and the United States had the main armies opposing a German-led coalition that also included the Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires.
Other leaders attending include U.S. and Russian Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
The president also recognized six veterans of World War II who were in attendance. Trump is scheduled to visit another military cemetery before departing Sunday.
Speaking shortly following the close of the Peace Forum, President Weah praised his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron for advancing the cause of global peace through the maiden edition of the Paris Peace Forum.
It also said an Israeli bus was hit by fire from the Gaza Strip. "Everyone must step back from the brink", he said. A Hamas commander, six other Palestinian terrorists and an IDF officer were killed in Sunday's exchanges of fire.
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The Russian Empire, which had a population of around 150 million people, suffered 1.7 million deaths during the war. Putin , who was last to arrive at the ceremony, gave Trump a brief thumb's up as he greeted them.
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Meantime, world leaders walked together in a show of unity to the Arc de Triomphe, the site of the solemn ceremony. The Secret Service determines when it's safe to fly Marine One, the president's helicopter.
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