Macron corrects Trump to his face at NATO meeting over his repeated false claims that ISIS is defeatedGet the Full StoryEvan Vucci AP
French President Emmanuel Macron fact-checked President Donald Trump on the subject of ISIS as they met in London during a NATO summit on Tuesday.
Trump in the past has claimed that ISIS is totally defeated.
In an apparent jab at Trump, the French president said: I think, number 1 priority, because it's not yet finished, is to get rid of ISIS and these terrorist groups ... It's not yet done, I'm sorry to say that."
Macron also challenged Trump on the subject of foreign fighters in ISIS after Trump claimed they're "mostly from Europe."
The French leader said: "Let's be serious: The very large numbers of fighters you have on the ground, are the fighters coming from Syria, from Iraq and the region."
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French President Emmanuel Macron did not mince words as he discussed ISIS with President Donald Trump at this week's NATO summit in London, fact-checking his American counterpart as they met on the global stage.
In an apparent jab at Trump's repeated and false claims that ISIS is defeated, Macron on Tuesday said: "I think, number 1 priority, because it's not yet finished, is to get rid of ISIS and these terrorist groups. This is our number one priority. And it's not yet done, I'm sorry to say that."See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: We can thank the US military for the smelliest weapon in the worldSee Also:NATO braces for an awkward summit as Boris Johnson tells Trump to butt out of UK politics, Russia edges closer to Europe, and Macron calls the group brain-deadTurkey is flying US-made F-16s to test a top Russian air defense system as Trump keeps getting sidelined by the US allyTrump official who fueled racist 'birther' conspiracy theory against Obama is now managing nuclear weapons treatiesSEE ALSO: The NATO summit started as uncomfortably as expected, with Trump slamming Macron's 'very, very nasty' statement on the group being brain-dead
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