Macron thanks US for WWI effort as Trump joins Bastille Day parade

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More demonstrations were expected throughout Paris on Friday as police tightened security, preparing for the country's annual Bastille Day parades.

Meanwhile, Trump's visits to the Uk has been delayed to 2018, the White House confirmed.

Trump is taking a break from the current controversies surrounding him back in the USA and will enjoy a 24 hour trip in Paris where he and Macron where dine at the Eiffel Tower followed by the Bastille Day military parade on the Champs Elysées.

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But one user said: "Trump hadn't planned what to say to Brigitte Macron in advance".

Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Macron, and U.S. First Lady Melania Trump (L) await French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump (unseen) at Les Invalides museum in Paris, France, July 13, 2017.

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Trump took the handshake up a notch with a solid hand pat before employing the jerk-and-pull move Trump's become known for.

The American was the guest of honour at today's Bastille Day parade to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into Wolrd War 1.

But now their relationship has changed dramatically - or at least, the body language between the two has changed - in the time since, particularly after Trump's whirlwind visit to Paris this week.

France and Europe need the USA on side and President Macron hopes he can be the man to help make sure that happens.

France has been hit by several major attacks in recent weeks, and Mr Trump has made the issue one of his main priorities.

"Donald Trump, the President of Turkey or the President of Russian Federation are of a mindset of power relations, which doesn't bother me", Macron elaborated to a French newspaper. "I respect the decision of President Trump, but I remain attached to the Paris Agreement".

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