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Moment Donald Trump seems to be snubbed by new French President

Montenegrin PM Dusko Markovic says he "never registered" the fact that Donald Trump pushed him aside to stand in the front row during a ceremony in Brussels.

Trump spoke at the new headquarters for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the very group he once called "obsolete".

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies do not have debts, but Stoltenberg said they had promised three years ago to spend 2 percent of GDP on defence by 2024 and that there was still a long way to go to meet that.

The summit, being held near Europe's most active volcano, Mount Etna, is the final leg of a nine-day tour for Trump - his first foreign trip since becoming president - that started in the Middle East.

Trump arrived late Thursday night in Sicily for meetings today with leaders from the Group of 7 wealthy nations.

Fellow NATO leaders occasionally exchanged looks among one another during the president's lecture, which occurred at an event commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall and the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the U.S.

"We insisted on the importance of having free and fair competition", Juncker told reporters.

"America First!" cried one CNN affiliate in the region, while Montenegro's Vijesti newspaper said Trump purposely "removed" Markovic to hog the limelight.

"Some issues remain open, like climate and trade". But, I must say, it is natural for the president of the United States to be in the first row.

Trump had lunch with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron, who has been critical of the Republican president. His arrival was also shadowed by new criticism from British Prime Minister Theresa May, who complained about leaks of intelligence to the American media about this week's deadly bombing at a concert in Manchester, England.

Information for this article was contributed by Julie Pace, Jonathan Lemire, Lorne Cook, Raf Casert, Angela Charlton and Virginia Mayo of The Associated Press; and by Philip Rucker, Karen DeYoung and Michael Birnbaum of The Washington Post.


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