France says Trump accepts invitation to attend July 14 Bastille Day Paris celebrations
From L-R, Belgium's King Philipe, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, U.S. President Donald Trump who shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (partially hidden), Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gather with NATO member leaders to pose for a family picture before the start of their summit in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

France's presidency said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump had accepted an invitation to attend the annual Bastille day military parade in Paris on July 14.


"As part of the commemoration marking the 100th anniversary of the entry of the United States into World War I, the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has accepted an invitation from the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, to attend the Bastille Day parade on 14 July," Macron's office said in a statement.

(Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Ingrid Melander)