Earlier, Trump and his wife Melania joined dozens of other leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, in marking the centenary of the Armistice at the Arc de Triomphe war monument on the Champs-Elysees. "When we say "our interests come first, those of others don't matter", we erase the very thing that a nation holds most precious, that which gives it life and makes it great: its moral values".
Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin attended a World War I commemorative event in Paris this past weekend.
"The lesson we draw of the Great War can not be rancor and resentment against other nations and it can not be allowing the past to be forgotten", Macron said Sunday.
Trump was missing from one of the weekend's most powerful images: A line of world leaders, walking shoulder to-shoulder in a somber, rain-soaked procession as the bells marking the exact moment that fighting ended - 11 a.m. on November 11, 1918 - finished tolling. You know what I am? The Marine One helicopters could take the presidential delegation 50 miles to the site, and White House officials decided that driving would have been too disruptive.
The earlier show of unity among some of the world leaders at the Arc de Triomphe comes at a time of growing tensions between liberals and populists in the European Union, as well as between Europe and the United States, two years into Mr Trump's "America First" presidency.
The French-born Chinese-American cellist Yo-yo Ma, West African singer Angelique Kidjo and a European youth orchestra with a Russian conductor all performed. police were on duty to ensure maximum security in a city repeatedly targeted by jihadists since 2015. Macron warned that nationalism is rising and called on the world to work together to build hopes rather than playing our fears against each other.
Following Sunday's ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe, Trump attended a lunch for all the world leaders.
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The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said the leaders discussed a "variety of issues", including the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty - which Trump has threatened to withdraw from - as well as North Korea and Syria. Other topics, in addition to the ones listed by the French, were trade, sanctions, Afghanistan and China, she said.
After the cemetery visit Trump left for Orly airport to fly back to Washington.
While praising France for "a wonderful two days", Trump described his rainy stop at the American cemetery at Suresnes as "the highlight of the trip". He pulled out of a similar ceremony east of Paris on Saturday due to the weather.
"We must not accept armed conflicts, wherever they are in the world, no matter how far away, no population, no nation, not a single person must be written off by us, " she said.
As well as spelling out the horrific costs of conflict to those with arsenals capable of waging a World War III, the ceremony also served up a joyful reminder of the intense sweetness of peace, when high school students read from letters that soldiers and civilians wrote 100 years ago when guns finally fell silent on the Western Front. "History sometimes threatens to take its sinister course once again".
Netanyahu, speaking to reporters on Sunday, also said he favoured reaching an "arrangement" that would avoid an all out war with Gaza and stave off a deepening humanitarian crisis.
Following today's ceremony, which starts at 11am, numerous world leaders will attend a Peace Forum organised by Mr Macron, aimed at encouraging global cooperation.