Donald Trump mentioned his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron gave “one of the greatest non-answers I have ever heard” at a joint information convention on Tuesday.
In response to a query posed to Mr Trump on whether or not France ought to do extra to take ISIS fighters captured within the Middle East, the US president mentioned he would go that query on to Mr Macron, asking him in a light-hearted tone if he would really like “some nice ISIS fighters”.
The French president gave an extended reply, by which he argued that overseas fighters from European international locations had been a small minority amongst ISIS troops.
He mentioned that it will be unhelpful to focus on them slightly than on the broader downside, including that the precedence was to end the struggle towards the militant group.
“This is why he is a great politician because that was one of the greatest non-answers I have ever heard, and that’s OK,” Mr Trump mentioned.