Chris Wallace Announces Exclusive Interview With Vladimir Putin Monday After Trump Summit

Clay Curtis
July 12, 2018

They all made commitments and they will be up to 2%.

In a closed-doors meeting at the two-day North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, Trump is said to have thrown a "tantrum" over the issue, threatening that the USA would go it alone on defense issues if the other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members-most of whom are European-do not immediately increase military spending as a percentage of gross domestic product.

"Many countries owe us a tremendous amount of money from many years back, where they're delinquent as far as I'm concerned, because the United States has had to pay for them".

"That was on Barack Obama's watch, that was not on Trump's watch", he said.

But now, according to media reports, Trump has threatened to withdraw the US from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO, ) or to change its pivotal role in the alliance, over the matter.

Diplomats were already anxious about the summit ahead of time, not least because of an abrasive G7 meeting last month, when Mr Trump renounced a summit communique that had previously been jointly agreed. "It's very detailed", Macron said, according to France 24. The current commitment is to reach two percent by 2024 but with get-out terms that would allow some to stretch it out to 2030.

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Al Jazeera's diplomatic editor, James Bays, reporting from the Belgian capital, however, said that based on interviews with sources, "nothing it seems, in the closed-door meeting, was resolved". I'm very strong on immigration. "I don't know why people would believe them when they say their description of the meeting". "I am very happy that we are today united in freedom as the federal republic".

Trump also singled out Germany and its chancellor Angela Merkel for criticism, a day after saying Berlin had become a "captive of Russia" because of a gas pipeline deal and should be paying more for defense.

Says Stoltenberg: "We have agreed that we're committed to the pledge increasing defence spending to 2 percent".

The meeting brought together Mr Trump and Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau, who irritated the United States president at the G7 by declaring that his country would not be pushed around. Although Trump administration officials point to the longstanding alliance between the United States and the United Kingdom, Trump's itinerary in England will largely keep him out of central London, the centre of the protests.

'Giuseppe, who I got to know quite well over the last month and a half, he won his election because of strong immigration policies on Italy, ' Trump said.

So, in a stroke, he shifted attention away from his own ties to the Kremlin just days before he meets one-on-one with Putin. "So I think [Trump] has every justification for saying it".

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