North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head defends 'blunt' USA leader
- Author: Zachary Reyes Jun 02, 2017,
Jun 02, 2017, 11:58
According to the Associated Press, "President Donald Trump said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will be stronger because member countries have increased payments "considerably" and that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries do not pay the USA or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation directly".
Washington [U.S.A], May 26: United States President Donald Trump expressed regret over the leaked information in regard to the deadly Manchester terror attack on Thursday.
As a presidential candidate, Trump railed against NATO's financial burden-sharing, suggesting the USA might only come to the defense of countries that meet the alliance's guidelines - for committing 2 percent of their gross domestic product to military spending.
Sean Spicer, the White House's press secretary, claimed that he had not seen the video of the shove when asked for a comment by reporters.
Trump had lunch with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron, who has been critical of the Republican president. But some of the trust that fuels such meetings was undermined by a leak of British intelligence in the Manchester attack blamed on a USA official, annoying British officials.
"But some issues remain open, like climate and trade". He said unity must be found around values like freedom and human rights and dignity.
Almost 200 nations, including the USA, agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. During his campaign, Trump said he would cancel the climate agreement and stop all USA payments to United Nations global warming programs.
He said delegations from Trump's administration and the European Commission would meet in "the coming weeks and months" to find ways to increase trade cooperation.
The president tweeted Saturday, "I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!"
US President Donald Trump has come to the forefront of the worldwide scene in Brussels, literally pushing Montenegrin leader to the NATO Summit. (UPI). Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.