Trump barrels into NATO summit: Awkward moments caught on camera

President Donald Trump closed out his chaotic two-day visit to NATO Thursday by declaring victory, claiming that member nations caved to his demands to significantly increase defense spending and reaffirming his commitment to the alliance.

But there were no immediate specifics on what he had achieved, and French President Emmanuel Macron quickly disputed Trump’s claim that NATO allies have agreed to boost defense spending beyond 2 percent of gross domestic product.

“The United States’ commitment to NATO remains very strong,” Trump told reporters at a surprise news conference following an emergency session of NATO members held to address his threats.

Trump had spent his time in Brussels berating members of the military alliance for failing to spend enough of their money on defense, accusing Europe of freeloading off the U.S. and raising doubts about whether he would come to members’ defense if they were attacked. (AP)

Here’s a look at some diplomatic moments and some awkward moments caught on camera.

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<p>President Trump arrives for the summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump arrives for the summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP)

<p>President Trump gestures as he walks away after being greeted by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, left, before a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump gestures as he walks away after being greeted by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, left, before a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

<p>President Trump holds a breakfast meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, left, at the NATO Summit in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump holds a breakfast meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, left, at the NATO Summit in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

<p>President Trump pats a world leader on the back as he makes his way to his seat for a meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool/AP) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump pats a world leader on the back as he makes his way to his seat for a meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool/AP)

<p>British Prime Minister Theresa May and President Trump attend a meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a NATO summit in Brussels, July 11, 2018. (Photo: Francois Lenoir/Reuters) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

British Prime Minister Theresa May and President Trump attend a meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a NATO summit in Brussels, July 11, 2018. (Photo: Francois Lenoir/Reuters)

<p>President Trump attends a meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump attends a meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP)

<p>President Trump looks toward German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their bilateral meeting, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Brussels. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump looks toward German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their bilateral meeting, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Brussels. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

<p>France’s President Emmanuel Macron arrives with President Trump for the NATO summit, at the organization’s headquarters in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Tatyana Zenkovich/pool/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

France’s President Emmanuel Macron arrives with President Trump for the NATO summit, at the organization’s headquarters in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Tatyana Zenkovich/pool/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>French President Emmanuel Macron and President Trump shake hands before their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/ AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

French President Emmanuel Macron and President Trump shake hands before their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/ AFP/Getty Images)

<p>President Trump gestures as NATO leaders pose for a group photo at the start of the NATO summit in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Yves Herman/Reuters) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump gestures as NATO leaders pose for a group photo at the start of the NATO summit in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Yves Herman/Reuters)

<p>President Trump clenches a fist when talking to British Prime Minister Theresa May during a summit of heads of state at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump clenches a fist when talking to British Prime Minister Theresa May during a summit of heads of state at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP)

<p>President Trump gestures as he speaks with British Prime Minister Theresa May during the opening ceremony of the NATO summit in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump gestures as he speaks with British Prime Minister Theresa May during the opening ceremony of the NATO summit in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>President Trump points his finger during a group photo at a summit of heads of state at NATO headquarters in Brussels on July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump points his finger during a group photo at a summit of heads of state at NATO headquarters in Brussels on July 11, 2018. NATO leaders gathered in Brussels for a two-day summit to discuss Russia, Iraq and their mission in Afghanistan. (Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP)

<p>From bottom row left: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. President Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May; second row from the left: Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Polish President Andrzej Duda, French President Emmanuel Macron; third row from left, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, Czech Republic President Milos Zeman and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. The world leaders poses for a group picture ahead of the opening ceremony of the NATO summit in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Ludovic Marin, pool via AP) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

From bottom row left: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. President Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May; second row from the left: Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Polish President Andrzej Duda, French President Emmanuel Macron; third row from left, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, Czech Republic President Milos Zeman and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. The world leaders poses for a group picture ahead of the opening ceremony of the NATO summit in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Ludovic Marin, pool via AP)

<p>French President Emmanuel Macron, President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are seen at NATO headquarters in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Tatyana Zenkovich/pool via Reuters) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

French President Emmanuel Macron, President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are seen at NATO headquarters in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Tatyana Zenkovich/pool via Reuters)

<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Trump attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit on July 11, 2018, in Brussels. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Trump attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit on July 11, 2018, in Brussels. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

<p>Front row from left: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO summit on July 11, 2018, in Brussels. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

Front row from left: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO summit on July 11, 2018, in Brussels. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

<p>Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan chats with President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron, center, at NATO headquarters in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace/handout via Reuters) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan chats with President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron, center, at NATO headquarters in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (Photo: Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace/handout via Reuters)

<p>President Trump, right, waits with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg before they pose ahead of a working dinner at the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels on July 11, 2018, during the NATO summit. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump, right, waits with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg before they pose ahead of a working dinner at the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels on July 11, 2018, during the NATO summit. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>President Trump walks with first lady Melania Trump and Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas as they arrive for a working dinner at the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels on July 11, 2018, during the NATO summit. (Photo: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

President Trump walks with first lady Melania Trump and Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas as they arrive for a working dinner at the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels on July 11, 2018, during the NATO summit. (Photo: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>resident Donald Trump gestures as he addresses a press conference on the second day of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Brussels on July 12, 2018. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/ AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Trump barrels into NATO summit

resident Donald Trump gestures as he addresses a press conference on the second day of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Brussels on July 12, 2018. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/ AFP/Getty Images)

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