Women's magazine La Parisienne wrote in an online article about the incident: "It's hard to know exactly what Donald Trump was thinking and wished to express".
A live video posted to the French president's official Facebook account inadvertently captured Trump complimenting Brigitte Macron's body upfront. Some users said that the video made the president look "creepy" while others wondered if the French president is "making a fool" of his US counterpart.
Trump claimed the Paris accord is too lenient on leading polluters like China and India which adversely affects U.S. industry, reported France 24.
Visa denial for Afghan girl roboticists team overturned
Without the reversal, the team would have had to watch the contest via video link from their hometown in Herat, Afghanistan. The Afghani robotics team will now be able to attend the FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition this weekend.
"You know, you're in such good physical shape", Trump said, before repeating the observation to her husband. Trump saluted as military personnel - some in World War I battledress - filed past with the Arc de Triomphe in the background.
"Beautiful", Trump said, turning to the first lady of France. During a joint appearance, Macron and Trump took note of their policy differences while mentioning that "it's important to keep communicating" as the two nations shared "major common goals".
Trump was speaking at a joint news conference with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, who had earlier said he hoped to persuade the U.S. leader to change his mind. "And honestly I think the press made a very big deal over something that really a lot of people would do", said Trump.
"Donald Trump doesn't like weakness, people who tend to fawn and flatter " François Heisbourg, a former Macron defence advisor told CNN.
JOHN YANG: The two leaders said they discussed Syria and the fight against terrorism. And I'm coming back.