The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja on Friday for Paris, France.
US President Donald Trump Saturday said the suggestion of his French counterpart Emanuel Macron that Europe should build its own army was "very insulting", asserting that Europe should first pay its "fair share" to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
Trump is set to meet with Macron Saturday morning at the Élysée Palace in Paris, per USA Today.
U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out - erroneously - at French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday, saying it was "very insulting" for him to suggest Europe should create its own army to protect itself from potential adversaries.
Trump is scheduled to go to two American cemeteries over the course of the weekend, which will culminate with a solemn ceremony Sunday at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe. "I've seen what they have planned, and I think it's going to be something very, very special", he said.
Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from Paris.
Landing in Paris, he picked a fight with France's President Macron.
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The president and first lady Melania Trump were expected to visit several memorial sites in France that are dedicated to American service members.
President Donald Trump is meeting with France's President Emmanuel Macron.
The two men briefly shook hands and ignored shouted questions about Trump's criticism of his French host he delivered as he landed in Paris the night before. "There may be a lunch for the leaders". Political and military analysts question whether European countries have the will, money or materiel to replace the raw power of the United States.
The row over European defence came at the start of a weekend of commemorations to be attended by 70 world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Trump's brief visit to Europe comes amid uncertainty about the US relationship with the continent. "Europe and its security", Macron told French radio Station One.
The statement reads in part, "The Nigerian President will join the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres and other world leaders in discussing contributions towards global peace while underscoring the imperative of collective action". "Great world leaders", he said, are "driven by national interests".
Trump's talks with Macron at the Elysee are likely to cover European concerns about Trump's plans to withdraw the United States from the 1980s Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Agreement and USA renewal of sanctions against Iran. But the relationship-building failed to persuade Mr. Trump to remain in the global climate change or Iran deals and did nothing to protect France from USA tariffs.