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12 July 2018, 05:12 | Darnell Patrick
Image Jens Stoltenberg says there are 'new threats and new challenges'
This means that Trump is not able to use his executive power to pull America out of the alliance, in contrast to other worldwide agreements such as the Iran nuclear deal or the Paris climate agreement, both of which Trump has withdrawn from. "I don't know why people would believe them when they say their description of the meeting".
"NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is sidestepping questions about whether President Donald Trump has asked his allies to double their defence spending ambitions".
Responding to reports that he had threatened to leave the alliance if no major increase in spending was visible, Trumpsaid "that is unnecessary" because of all the commitments for more spending he saw around the table.
Trump took his war of words with America's allies to a new level Wednesday, telling NATO's top official that Germany is "captive" to Russian Federation due to a recent energy deal. The US president has been particularly critical of Germany, accusing Berlin of relying on the US for security while not paying enough into NATO's coffers. He may deny it, ' Trump said.
"Dear America, appreciate your allies, after all you don't have that many", Tusk said, before reminding Trump that European troops had fought alongside Americans in Afghanistan following the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.
Trump has spent weeks berating members of the alliance for failing to spend enough of their money on defense, accusing Europe of freeloading off the us and raising doubts about whether he would come to members' defense if they were ever attacked.
"I do think that having a strong communique and taking the other measures that NATO has called for today will help in dealing with President Putin", the former NATO Allied Commander explained. "I'm very consistent. I'm a very stable genius".
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That would represent a massive upheaval of budgetary priorities in Europe where Germany and many others have pledged only to reach 2 percent by 2024 or later, and it was not clear what allies would spend the money on.
THE FACTS:Trump prodded Stoltenberg to give him credit for rising military spending by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief obliged and various officials in the alliance think Trump's tough talk has had an effect. "Those regular people that show up for a Trump rally are cheering the attacks on our European allies and cheering 'give a chance to little Putin, '" he complained.
"I have to tell you that the atmosphere last night at dinner was very open, was very constructive and it was very positive", Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, the president of Croatia, told reporters.
Speaking to a cheering crowd at a rally this week, Trump told them that the U.S. would no longer be "the schmucks paying for the whole thing". They're getting so much of the oil and gas from Russian Federation. Nor has there lately been any suggestion of an unexplained affection on the part of a German leader for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The conversation was "positive", one official said.
Funding has averaged at about $1 billion annually and Stoltenberg has said he expected that level to be met.
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