The two leaders, who had a somewhat quick handshake at the start of their meeting, discussed issues such as terrorism and climate change.
Moments before, Trump had made some kind remarks about Macron's recent victory in the French presidential election.
On Trump's global tour, his handshake was first challenged (and defeated) by the president of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, but on Thursday morning the newly appointed president of France, Emmanuel Macron, made Trump's hand pay for what it's done.
"The occasion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit also allows us to have the first meeting, and I am very happy to be able to change many things together".
"I reminded him of the importance these agreements have for us", Macron said, adding that the pact was also important for job creation and economic development. Earlier this year he managed to grip Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for an astonishing 19 seconds in front of cameras at the White House. France spent about 1.8 percent of its GDP on defence in 2016, according to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation figures.
A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) trying twice to let go of a handshake with France's President Emmanuel Macron (R) as Macron holds tight, before a working lunch ahead of a NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017.
Whether you call it the "alpha male handshake" or the "yank and pull", President Donald Trump's handshake has grabbed the world's attention.
"All over the world they are talking about it and we have a lot to discuss including terrorism and other things". Trump and Macron tightly gripped each other's hands, with Trump's knuckles turning white.
After the two leaders met, they reportedly had veal filet and Belgian chocolate mousse for lunch, which sounds like a nice way to recover from their bone-crushing first encounter.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says some of the club's young players "are not ready" for first-team action. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo (both knee), Luke Shaw (foot) and Ashley Young (hamstring) are out.
Moon campaigned on a promise to engage North Korea, in contrast to Park, who was bent on cutting all ties to the reclusive regime. This Sunday, it was again provided that North Korea is defiant and the United States is just losing the plot all over again.
Ghebreyesus served as Ethiopia's minister of health from 2005-2012 and also as the minister of foreign affairs from 2012-2016. The WHO said Tedros had led a "comprehensive reform effort" of Ethiopia's health system, creating health centres and jobs.
A dramatic video that surfaced on social media shows a sea lion dragging a young girl off a dock at Steveston in Richmond. The sea lion, being the savage that it is, clearly decided it was high time for her to learn that life ain't no picnic.
The 16-year-old defensive player has represented Wales up to Under-19 level, but is also eligible for England. I don't think my journey is finished yet. "All I am interested in is Wales and Serbia", he added.
But other delegates told Reuters they predicted a smooth meeting with a nine-month extension likely to be agreed. Saudi's Falih said on Monday he expected the new deal to be similar to the old one, "with minor changes".
Pep Guardiola was content with the refereeing in a match that had several controversial moments going in Man City's favour. Zabaleta's exit comes five years after Manchester City won the Premier League title agaisnt Queens Park Rangers.
Earlier this month, the LA Times revealed construction delays in the stadium were caused by two months of heavy rain in the city. Tampa originally finished as runner-up in the bidding for 2020 - one reason why owners backed the move unanimously.
Barcelona beat Espanyol 5-0 in their last game of the season, taking them one point clear of second-placed Real Madrid. Madrid's 4-1 victory at Celta Vigo on Wednesday night puts them on top of La Liga with 90 points, three ahead of Barca.
Every week it seems that the team becomes better both in the present and for the future, and this week will be one to remember. On the Celtics, he could eventually play alongside Thomas in the back court at either point guard or shooting guard".
Ezekiel Elliott Injures Head In 'Minor Car Accident'
Elliott apparently hit his head in the "minor" incident, according to Rob Phillips of the Cowboys' official site . Nick Eatman of the Cowboys' official website noted Elliott suffered a head injury in the accident.
Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks
Mr Trump had previously boasted that if his son-in-law, Jared Kushner , cannot achieve peace in the Middle East , "nobody can". Spokesman Sean Spicer said the president was being kept up to date on the blast by his national security team.
Trump Did Not Once Mention a Palestinian State
That defense wasn't helped Tuesday when the two, as part of the president's first global trip, landed in Rome. Abbas underlined that the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis was not based on religion.
Normani Kordei comes third in Dancing with the Stars final
This dance is a complete 180 from the last one, and is raw with emotion. "I'm her biggest fan, you have no idea", Jennings said. Regardless, she should have won, because she was a natural on the dance floor and she was born to ball room dance.
Loosen Up: NFL to Allow Some Flair in TD Celebrations
At the NFL's spring meeting in the Windy City, owners approved a handful of rule changes, one of them being shorter overtimes. Savannah Christian's doubleheader with Tattnall Square will now be played Friday with game times set for 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Kim Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 1st female governor
Kim Reynolds is a proven advocate for farm families, supporting Iowa jobs and improving the prosperity of our local communities". More than five years later, data shows the results have been mixed, though Branstad and Republicans have defended them.
Snapchat users can now collaborate on Stories
Instagram created a carbon copy of Snapchat stories past year , but now the company is making them far more discoverable. The updates should roll out in about a day to iOS and Android users, according to a Snapchat spokesperson.
Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget
Trump's budget proposes a new entitlement: six paid weeks of leave for the mother or father of a newborn or newly adopted child. An additional $1.5 billion is earmarked for " expanded detention, transportation and removal of illegal immigrations ".
Iraq's Crude Oil Production Is near a 9-Month Low
Reports said Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to extend the current OPEC-Russia oil-production-reduction accord by nine months. You can continue accessing it for as little as $1 a day with a special early bird Polymerupdate discounted price.
Single Coalition Wins All Seats in Tehran City Council
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. His success at the polls likely carried reformist candidates to victory in other municipal elections as well.
Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani
During the previous presidential election in June 2013, Hassan Rouhani garnered 50.7 percent of a total of over 36 million votes. Jahanigir is part of the president's inner circle and was universally regarded as a "support" candidate for Rouhani.