- Title: Trump and Macron meet for first time ahead of NATO summit
- Date: 25th May 2017
- Summary: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (MAY 25, 2017) (REUTERS FOR AGENCY POOL) U.S. PRESIDENT, DONALD TRUMP, STANDING OUTSIDE U.S. EMBASSY WITH FIRST LADY, MELANIA TRUMP DONALD TRUMP AND MELANIA TRUMP STANDING AT DOOR AS CAR ARRIVES FRENCH PRESIDENT, EMMANUEL MACRON, STEPPING OUT OF CAR AND SHAKING HANDS WITH DONALD AND MELANIA TRUMP BEFORE GOING INSIDE TRUMP AND MACRON POSING FOR PHOTOS (SOUNDBITE) (English) U.S. PRESIDENT, DONALD TRUMP, SAYING: "It is my great honour to be with the newly elected president of France who ran an incredible campaign and had a tremendous history. All over the world, they're talking about it. And we have a lot to discuss, including terrorism and other things, and congratulations, great job." TRUMP AND MACRON SHAKING HANDS (SOUNDBITE) (English/French) FRENCH PRESIDENT, EMMANUEL MACRON, SAYING: "Thank you very much. I'm also very happy to be here with President Trump. We have a very broad agenda to discuss - the fight against terrorism, the economy, issues concerning the climate and energy. And the NATO summit is also the opportunity for us to meet for the first time, so I'm very happy to be able to change a lot of things together." MEETING BEGINNING
- Embargoed: 8th June 2017 13:38
- Keywords: COP21 climate change Macron Trump
- Location: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
- City: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
- Country: Belgium
- Topics: Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA0016IC6CEF
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- Story Text:EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: PART AUDIO QUALITY AS INCOMING
U.S. President Donald Trump met French President Emmanuel Macron for the first time in Brussels on Thursday (May 25).
Trump congratulated the French leader on his recent election success, and Macron said he was "very happy" to be meeting with the U.S. president.
The two said they would discuss terrorism, the economy, as well as issues surrounding the climate and energy.
Both Trump and Macron were in Brussels to attend a NATO summit.
After their meeting, they had veal filet and Belgian chocolate mousse for lunch.
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