Mr Peters said it was a "good speech" but he said it was very political.
The French president also raised Trump's plan to withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, which the US says Russian Federation has violated.
Macron defended his viewpoint, saying "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 defence" is "utterly consistent with that".
"Nationalism is the exact opposite of patriotism", Macron said.
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Merkel said in a statement the forum showed that "today there is a will, and I say this on behalf of Germany with full conviction, to do everything to bring a more peaceful order to the world, even though we know we still have much work to do". But the United States, Russia and China are not among them.
President Donald Trump, a leader who has proudly declared himself a "nationalist" and advocated an "America First" approach, joined dozens of other world leaders Sunday at a ceremony focused on global cooperation to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. "I'm delighted by this very innovative experimental approach It's an experiment, but a very important first step in my view".
Macron pointed out that he pledged to boost France's military spending even before Trump upbraided North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members previous year for not paying enough for their own defense.
Trump´s visit, which kickstarts two days of events marking the centenary of the end of World War 1 on Sunday, had looked set to be tumultuous after he fired off a tweet on arrival in Paris late Friday berating Macron´s calls for a European army. He told Trump that the Europeans should have been consulted, the official said.
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The two traveled separately from most of the rest of the leaders attending the ceremony, who met up first at the Elysee Palace with French President Emmanuel Macron before making their way to the ceremony. The French official suggested that Trump had conflated two separate issues, that of the USA withdrawal from the INF treaty and the resulting threat to European security, and the need to create an autonomous military force in Europe.
Addressing leaders in Paris, including Untied States President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, he described it as a "betrayal of patriotism".
Earlier he visited a cemetery in Suresnes in western Paris, saying he had gone there "to pay tribute to fearless Americans" who died in the war. The pair are expected to meet during the G-20 summit later this month in Argentina, and the White House has invited Putin to visit Washington.
Trump had been scheduled to visit a different American cemetery outside Paris on Saturday, but rain grounded the helicopter Trump had planned to take so he cancelled the trip.
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