US President Donald Trump attended Bastille Day celebrations in Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the First World War. On a more somber note, the festivities also marked a year since a truck attack killed 86 in Nice.
The US is to leave Syria "as soon as possible," the White House has said. The comment came just hours after the French president claimed he had convinced Trump otherwise in a major TV interview.
US President Donald Trump threatened to fire missiles at Syria following threats from Moscow to counter any attack. Earlier Russian officials said they would shoot down any US missiles.
French President Emmanuel Macron has thanked his US counterpart during Bastille celebrations. Donald Trump is on hand as the guest of honor to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the US's entry into World War I.
Emmanuel Macron is spending this Bastille Day with US President Donald Trump a day after wrapping up a joint cabinet session with Angela Merkel and her ministers. The new president's Paris is on full display for all.
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