Macron Trump: the friendly deal
Macron Trump Military parade, “dinner of friends” at the Eiffel Tower, exchanges of compliments, discovery of the monuments of Paris: the couples Macron and Trump displayed their complicity during the visit of the American president on the occasion of the national holiday of July 14 .
Parade on the Champs-Elysees
Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron displayed great complicity in the official stand on Friday, exchanging smiles and comments, during the military parade that traditionally marks on July 14 on the Champs-Elysees. The parade, which coincides with the centennial of the US entry into World War I, was opened by “Sammies” in period costume, with a total of 3,720 soldiers on foot, 211 vehicles, of which 62 Motorcycles, 241 horses, 63 planes and 29 helicopters.
At the end of their bilateral meeting at the Élysée Palace, Presidents Macron and Trump had posted an almost perfect agreement Thursday, mitigating their main disagreement on the climate. During their joint press conference, they both avoided any criticism of China and praised the qualities of Chinese leader Xi Jinping without mentioning the death of dissident Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who died on Thursday at the age of 61 Years of cancer. Beijing has always rejected calls from western countries to release him so that he can undergo treatment abroad.
“Dinner” between “friends” at the Eiffel Tower
The Trump and Macron couples dined Thursday night on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower at the Jules Verne gourmet restaurant which offers a breathtaking view of Paris. It is run by multi-star chef Alain Ducasse. Mr. Macron had welcomed in advance this “dinner of friends” during his joint press conference with his American counterpart at the Elysee.
Cruise for Brigitte and Melania
The American First Lady and the French President’s wife visited Notre Dame Cathedral together and discovered Paris by boat on the Seine River Thursday afternoon after the solemn ceremony organized for the reception of the American presidential couple in the courtyard Of the national hotel of the Invalides.
Melania Trump, strict and chic in a dress and jacket Dior in red silk crepe, assorted heels and hair raised in a banana bun, and Brigitte Macron, in short white dress with zipper in front and blue flag pumps, left their spouses after Having visited with them the tomb of Napoleon I, at the Church of St. Louis des Invalides.
Brigitte Macron “in super form”
“You are really in great shape! President Trump did not hide his admiration for Brigitte Macron, the French president’s wife, wearing a white dress and high heels on Thursday. “Ravishing,” he said, turning to President Macron during the visit of the Church of St. Louis des Invalides.
The sequence, filmed by mobile phone, was broadcast on the Facebook site of the Élysée, taken over by different televisions and sparked a shower of criticisms on social networks where many saw an allusion inappropriate to his age.
Brigitte Macron, 64, is nearly 25 years older than her husband, the same age difference as Donald Trump, 71, with Melania, 47.