Trump is due to join other world leaders for dinner at the Musee d'Orsay art museum Saturday evening, before visiting another American cemetery that holds war dead, at Suresnes, in the Paris suburbs, on Sunday morning.
Macron agreed. "I do share President Trump's views that we need a much better burden-sharing with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and that's why I do believe that my proposal for a European defense" is "utterly consistent with that".
Mr. Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said Friday in Paris that the USA was concerned about stability in Europe and that Mr. Trump was not shirking from global engagement.
France on Saturday attempted to defuse a row sparked by President Emmanuel Macron's comments about a European army which angered US President Donald Trump, suggesting his remarks had been misinterpreted.
While in Paris, President Buhari will also join other world leaders to commemorate the centenary anniversary of the Armistice signed on November 11, 1918 between the Allied Forces and Germany in the forest of Compiegne in France to end the First World War. "And we look forward to that", Mr Trump told reporters before leaving the White House.
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President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Friday for Paris, France, to participate in the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum which opens on Sunday and ends on Tuesday. Although leaders like Mr Macron will not likely take kindly to the tone in the USA president's tweet.
"We will not protect the Europeans unless we decide to have a true European army".
President Donald Trump is assuring that the United States will "help" with European defense but repeated his insistence that nations on the continent pay their fair share.
On Saturday afternoon, Mr Macron will meet Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel in the town of Compiegne in northern France, where the Allies and Germany signed the Armistice. "I think it's going to be something very special".
"It should be a very attractive period of time, the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War I".
The US president believes that his country has been treated unfairly and "taken advantage" of by the European Union on trade as well. Trump and first lady Melania Trump will also visit the American cemetery in Belleau, France, to pay their respects to USA soldiers who died on French soil during the war.