17 May '18, 8pm

Trump: NATO allies who miss spending defense targets will be ‘dealt with’ https://t.co/MLN1Uq7vWv

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that NATO allies that do not meet the organization’s defense spending targets would be “dealt with,” and he singled out Germany as one country he said was not doing enough. Trump's remarks came at a Cabinet meeting attended by the NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg. “We had countries that were not paying what they were supposed to be paying. Now most countries are. And I think you'll be able to handle the ones that aren't. Right? I have confidence,” Trump told Stoltenberg. Stoltenberg highlighted Trump’s work on shoring up NATO, whose continued purpose Trump questioned while campaigning in the 2016 election. Sitting beside Trump at a brief press availability, Stoltenberg praised Trump: “Thank you for the leadership you show on defense spending because it is very important. We all contribute more to our shared secu...

Full article: https://www.defensenews.com/global/the-americas/2018/05/1...

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