World leaders appear to mock Trump at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation reception in viral video

World leaders caught on tape, apparently mocking US President Donald Trump

But it's widely speculated - and Trump's recent comments appear to confirm - that Trudeau and the other world leaders were discussing the US president's 53-minute press conference with NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg. Earlier in the day, Trump spoke with reporters for almost an hour at the USA ambassador's residence in London.

"I think they're extremely uncomfortable around our President because he comes over there and dominates the show", Peek said.

A huddle which included Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Princess Royal was filmed apparently gossiping about the USA president's unorthodox style on Tuesday night, although Mr Trump is not mentioned by name.

During a Wednesday morning segment, Varney disputed a New York Times article that said that world leaders - which included Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron - were laughing at Trump.

Trudeau in a later news conference played down the incident, saying he and Trump had enjoyed a great meeting and that the jaw-dropping comment was a reference to the announcement of the location of the next meeting of G7 leaders at the United States presidential retreat, Camp David. Trudeau later acknowledged at his own press conference that he was speaking about Trump.

"I find him to be a very nice guy but you know the truth is that I called him out the fact that he's not paying 2% and I can see he's not very happy about it".

"Well, he's two-faced", Trump said. "It's Canada, they have money".

The video, first released by the CBC, takes place in a December 3 reception at Buckingham Palace with limited press access.

The meeting comes as European leaders, led by French President Emmanuel Macron, are pushing the alliance to get tougher on Turkey after its October invasion of Syria and its purchase of Russian surface-to-air missiles.

To understand what he's referring to, we need to rewind a few hours to where Macron was before the soiree at the summit.

TRUMP: "Well, he's two-faced ... he's not paying 2 percent and he should be paying 2 percent".

Conservative foreign affairs critic Erin O'Toole criticized the prime minister on Twitter, saying: "I am taking the side of comporting oneself with professionalism on the world stage when you represent more than just yourself". Trump called Macron's comments "very, very nasty" and "insulting".

Besides defence spending, Trump and Trudeau were expected to talk about some high-profile and sensitive files during their sitdown Tuesday, including the detention of the two Canadian men in China and the progress of the new North American free trade deal. "Trump making everyone on Air Force One listen to Staind "Outside" on repeat on the flight back", comedian Patrick Monahan tweeted.

Macron also turned his fire on Turkey, noting that its forces have attacked the Kurdish militia that backed the allies against the Islamic State in Syria - and he accused Ankara of working with "ISIS proxies".



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