PARIS — The generally mild-mannered president of France pointedly reproached President Trump on Saturday after Mr. Trump commented at the risks of terrorism in Paris, reminding the American chief of a cardinal rule in international relations: If you wish to stay your folks, don’t criticize them in public.
“I believe it’s by no means a good suggestion to turn the least disapproval with admire to an best friend,” stated François Hollande, the French president, on the opening of an agriculture exposition in Paris. “I wouldn’t do this to an best friend and I’d ask that the American president no longer do this with reference to France.”
Mr. Hollande used to be responding to remarks Mr. Trump made on Friday on the Conservative Political Motion Convention, wherein he implied that Europe’s open borders had resulted in the terrorist assaults there.
Mr. Trump pinned his assertions on a pal named “Jim,” who he stated had stopped going to Paris as a result of “Paris is not Paris.” Mr. Trump stated his good friend had stopped touring to the French capital 4 or 5 years in the past, which used to be ahead of the terrorist assaults there took place.
“Check out what’s going down in Germany. Check out what’s came about in France. Check out Great and Paris,” stated Mr. Trump, who preceded those feedback through pronouncing: “We totally remember the fact that nationwide safety starts with border…