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Trump lashes out at NATO allies as he lands for tense summit

BRUSSELS, Belgium – President Donald Trump told NATO allies to "reimburse" the United States for defense costs as he landed for the alliance's most difficult summit in years. Trump touched down in Brussels aboard Air Force One hot on the heels of a stern warning from the EU's top ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 11th, 2018

NATO insists it s united as Trump lashes allies over budgets

NATO leaders pledged Thursday to stand united against foes like Russia despite a tumultuous summit that saw U.S. President Donald Trump rip into his allies for failing to boost defense spending, casting a dark cloud over the world's biggest security alliance......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Trump slams ‘captive’ Germany at NATO summit

BRUSSELS: US President Donald Trump launched a blistering attack on Germany at the start of a tense NATO summit on Wednesday, accusing Berlin of being “captive” to Russia and demanding it and other allies immediately step up defense spending. The two-day meet in Brussels was already shaping up to be the alliance’s most difficult in [...] The post Trump slams ‘captive’ Germany at NATO summit appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Trump piles pressure on NATO over defense spending

BRUSSELS, Belgium – US President Donald Trump on Thursday, July 12, issued a fresh demand for NATO allies to double their defense spending target as leaders gathered for the second day of a bruising summit. After an opening day of talks marked by clashes between Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel , NATO leaders were hoping to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Trump says ‘I believe in NATO’ despite criticism

BRUSSELS: US President Donald Trump said Thursday that he was still committed to NATO despite fierce criticisms of allies over their defense spending commitments. “The US were not treated fairly but now we are. I believe in NATO,” Trump told a press conference after a fraught NATO summit in Brussels. “The US commitment to NATO… link: Trump says ‘I believe in NATO’ despite criticism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Trump claims Germany totally controlled by Russia

In a combative start to his NATO visit, President Donald Trump asserted Wednesday that a pipeline project has made Germany "totally controlled" by and "captive to Russia" and blasted allies' defense spending, opening what was expected to be a fraught summit with a list of grievances involving American allies......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Trump and Merkel clash at fraught NATO summit

BRUSSELS, Belgium (UPDATED) – US President Donald Trump traded barbs with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a tense NATO summit on Wednesday, July 11, after he accused Berlin of  being "captive" to Russia and demanded it immediately step up defense spending. The two-day meet in Brussels is shaping up as the alliance's most ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

U.S. envoy to Estonia to retire over frustration with Trump – report

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The US ambassador to Estonia, James Melville, will retire from the State Department next month, a move he said was prompted by Donald Trump's jibes and treatment of European allies. The announcement comes ahead of a summit in Brussels of NATO allies on July 11-12, which has ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Trump-Putin meeting to follow NATO gathering at tense moment

President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland next month comes after what will likely be a tense gathering with NATO allies and follows Trump's repeated calls to improve relations with Russia......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Trump-Putin meeting to follow NATO gathering at tense moment

President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland next month comes after what will likely be a tense gathering with NATO allies and follows Trump's repeated calls to improve relations with Russia......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Trump-Putin meeting to follow NATO gathering at tense moment

President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland next month comes after what will likely be a tense gathering with NATO allies and follows Trump's repeated calls to improve relations with Russia......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

NATO insists it s united at end of raucous, divisive summit

At the end of a bewildering, roller-coaster NATO summit, the military alliance's 29 nations somehow pledged continued unity and kept their long commitment to beef up defense spending amid a barrage of biting criticism from US President Donald Trump......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

NATO insists it s united at end of raucous, divisive summit

At the end of a bewildering, roller-coaster NATO summit, the military alliance's 29 nations somehow pledged continued unity and kept their long commitment to beef up defense spending amid a barrage of biting criticism from US President Donald Trump......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

No shove, but Trump body language speaks to frosty relations

He didn’t shove anyone this time, but President Donald Trump’s body language during NATO events Wednesday suggested his relationships with key U.S. allies aren’t exactly buddy-buddy. No shove, but Trump body language speaks to frosty relations He didn’t shove anyone this time, but President Donald Trump’s body language during NATO events Wednesday suggested his relationships… link: No shove, but Trump body language speaks to frosty relations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Trump heads to Europe, says Putin easiest of his meetings

President Donald Trump launched a weeklong Europe trip Tuesday with harsh criticism for NATO allies and predicted the “easiest” leg of his journey would be his scheduled sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Source link link: Trump heads to Europe, says Putin 'easiest' of his meetings.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Trump heads to Europe, says Putin easiest of his meetings

President Donald Trump launched a weeklong Europe trip Tuesday with harsh criticism for NATO allies and predicted the "easiest" leg of his journey would be his scheduled sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Off to Europe: Trump to meet worried NATO heads, then Putin

WASHINGTON --- Donald Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will test already strained bonds with some of the United States' closest allies. And it will put him face to face with the leader of the country whose electoral interference was meant to help put him in office. Trump departs Tuesday on a four-nation tour amid simmering disputes over trade and military spending with fellow Western democracies and speculation about whether he will rebuke or embrace Russian President Vladimir Putin. He meets the Russian leader in Helsinki at the finale of a trip with earlier stops in Belgium, England and Scotland. On this trip, after meeting with NATO leaders in Brussels, he'll travel to th...Keep on reading: Off to Europe: Trump to meet worried NATO heads, then Putin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Trump says North Korea talks going well, lashes out at critics

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – US  President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, July 3, talks with North Korea were making progress despite reports Kim Jong Un's regime had stepped up its nuclear program after the two leaders held a historic summit. "Many good conversations with North Korea-it is going well!" he ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

First Trump-Putin summit has Cold War backdrop, U.S. allies

WASHINGTON- U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet for their first summit on July 16 in Helsinki, a venue famed for its Cold War diplomacy. The Kremlin and the White House simultaneously announced the place and date a day after reaching agreement for the two leaders to meet following a visit […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Trump and Putin to stage long-awaited summit in Finland

Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will hold their long-awaited first summit next month in the Finnish capital Helsinki, at what could prove a historic turning point in international relations. The July 16 head-to-head between the US and Russian leaders will follow a NATO summit in Brussels that Washington’s European partners fear will serve as […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

US seeks to assuage Asian allies after North Korea summit

The United States and its Asian allies worked Thursday to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump's concession to Kim Jong Un that the U.S. will halt military exercises with South Korea, with Trump's top diplomat insisting the president hadn't backed down from his firm line on North Korea's nukes......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018