Macron: Charm Offensive May Soften Trump's Climate Stance

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Minister Julie Bishop spotlighted Trump's physical shape during an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Sunday after being asked if she'd have been "flattered or offended" to receive such a remark.

"He understood the sense of my approach, notably the link that exists between global warming and terrorism".

During the G20 Summit in Hamburg recently, Trump was visibly isolated as the 19 other member nations signed a policy blueprint to implement Paris accord. Getting the U.S. President to reverse his pledge to pull out of the Paris climate accord might be asking for too much.

President Donald Trump's trip to France was seen as successful on nearly all fronts.

"If something opposes the military chief of staff and the president, the military chief of staff goes", Macron, who as president is also the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, told Le Journal du Dimanche (JDD). He added that he and Trump have discussed in detail what could allow the latter to return to the Paris deal, the newspaper reports.

"Donald Trump listened to me", he said. "It's called opposition research", Trump said.

London Gatwick airport runway briefly closed after plane's tyre burst - spokesman
A flight from London to Toronto carrying 282 passengers has been forced to turn back after one of its tires burst as it took off. All inbound and outbound flights have since been halted for more than an hour with inspectons still taking place on the runway.

On Friday, the U.S. president and his administration appeared to be softening their tone with regard to the accord, suggesting that modified terms to the deal that favor U.S. industry could see Washington rejoin the rest of the world in support of the treaty, Reuters reports.

Delivery driver Antonio Tabares came out to watch the Bastille Day parade and said it would have been shocking if Macron hadn't invited the president of the United States to attend this important anniversary.

Mr Trump, 71, reportedly believes exercise is misguided and can lead to an early death, while Ms Bishop is well known for her running regime that not even gruelling overseas trips interrupt.

It's entirely possible that Trump will opt to rejoin the climate accords. This should be a concern for President Trump.

The White House, meanwhile, remains non-committal about the USA rejoining the climate deal.

Mr. Macron also wants to be seen as the only leader on speaking terms with both Mr. Trump and Mr. Putin who can reconcile US and Russian objectives in Syria.

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