Macron says time for Turkey to clarify ambiguous Daesh stance

Macron says time for Turkey to clarify ambiguous Daesh stance

They were last at the palace in June, for the president's state visit to the United Kingdom, when he was joined by all of his adult children: Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump (a senior White House aide) and Tiffany Trump.

As they answered questions from reporters, the chasm between Trump and Macron was most apparent as they discussed their concerns over Turkey's plan to purchase an anti-aircraft system from Russian Federation. "This is our number one priority and it's not yet done", he said.

Macron said his understanding was that Turkey was planning to "block all the declarations of the summit if we do not agree of their definition of terrorist organizations" to include Kurdish groups in Northern Syria.

While Trump hailed Turkey as a good North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper earlier warned Ankara in a Reuters interview that "not everybody sees the threats that they see" and urged it to stop blocking the Baltics plan.

Although Harry met the US President during his State Visit, Meghan was on maternity leave at the time so did not attend any of the royal events held in Trump's honour. "They have had a very rough year". "They know it's important to do and their economy is doing well".

Pres. Trump asks French Pres. Macron, "Would you like some nice ISIS fighters? When you make a statement like that, that is a very, very nasty statement to, essentially, including them, 28 countries", Trump said.

But on Tuesday he insisted: "We have absolutely nothing to do with it and we wouldn't want to if you handed it to us on a silver platter".

"Let's be serious", Macron responded.

"This is why he is a great politician because that was one of the greatest non-answers I have ever heard, and that's OK", Trump said.

But despite striking a more conciliatory tone on NATO, an organisation he has previously criticised as "obsolete", saying it has become more "flexible" and serves "a great purpose", Trump reiterated demands for Europeans to ramp up their defence spending.

A meeting with Jens Stoltenberg, Nato's secretary general, on the first day of Mr Trump's trip to the United Kingdom was meant to be a so-called. But he's often appeared consumed by the day-to-day battle against impeachment.

"I'm hearing the report is very powerful, but I'm hearing that by reading lots of different things, not from inside information", said Trump, who predicted there will be "a lot of devastating things in that report".

But Trump was adamant that the cloud of impeachment wasn't undercutting his negotiating position on the global stage. "I'm only thinking about this", Trump remarked, before calling Democrats "unpatriotic" and the inquiry a "hoax".

"When I look at Turkey they are fighting against those who fought with us shoulder to shoulder against Daesh and sometimes they work with Daesh proxies". It's a hoax. The impeachment is a hoax.

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