NATO grappling over key policies in the shadow of spat with Trump
14 July, 2018, 09:01 | Author: Clarence Schmidt
Trumpsaid Tuesday that his meeting with Putin "may be the easiest" out of all his other meetings with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders this week.
President Trump wrapped up the two-day North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels stating that he had successfully pushed member states to increase their defense spending beyond previously agreement levels, but French PresidentEmmanuel Macron said there was no agreement beyond the 2014 summit increase.
"Trump said things plainly, as it normal between friends and allies".
NATO, a pillar of the global order, emerged from a two-day confrontation with President Donald Trump on Thursday intact but distracted and shaken, a further challenge to the alliance as it faces an expansionist Russian Federation and growing authoritarianism among some of its own members.
The second day of the defence pact meeting was disrupted and repeatedly rescheduled, as Trump's insistence on renegotiating his allies' defence budgets took precedence over issues such as Ukraine and Georgia's vulnerability to Russian Federation.
Reinhard Krause / Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump he holds a news conference after participating in the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium on July 12, 2018.
"I don't think you'll have any 'Gee, I did it, I did it, you got me, '" Trump said Friday morning before the indictments were announced.
Trump today denied criticising May's plans, saying that "perhaps the United Kingdom has left the European Union, but whatever you do is ok with me". "I think 4 percent is the right number".
When asked if he was going to change his cooperative tone once he's out of the country (as he's been known to do), he replied by referencing one of his greatest hits - "I'm a very stable genius".
But less than three hours later, the California Democrat joined the chorus of party members calling for the meeting to be canceled.
Trump said at a news conference Friday near London with British Prime Minister Theresa May that he wasn't going into the meeting with Putin with "high expectations".
"We are a country that really believes that winning the war is just the first step and we have to work really hard to win the peace".
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is billing a pre-existing plan to grow military spending by 70 per cent over the next 10 years as Canada's answer to Donald Trump's persistent demand that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies spend two per cent of their GDP on defence. That includes four former Trump campaign and White House aides and 13 Russians accused of participating in a hidden but powerful social media campaign to sway American public opinion in the 2016 election. "This is consistent with what we have been saying all along".
Others, in wake of the indictments, have urged Trump to simply cancel the meeting.
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Pompeo was seeking progress on the joint statement issued by Trump and Kim at their historic summit in Singapore in June. That clearly remains a point of contention with North Korea. " I see China's hands all over this ".
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The official added that China has warned the US that future actions would be met with "economic attacks" on American markets. On Tuesday, the Office of the US Trade Representative proposed 10 percent tariffs on a list of 6,031 Chinese product lines.
Since then, the situation has taken a more urgent turn. "Fighting strong currents, you use up a lot of air and a lot of energy". And with any luck, perhaps even in time for them to watch the World Cup final, which is set for June 15 in Moscow.
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Trump was greeted at the palace by May, whose government has been rocked by resignations from ongoing tumult over Brexit . Neither Trump nor North Atlantic Treaty Organisation offered specifics on what Trump said he had achieved.
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