Trump lashes out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies calling for increase in defence spending
13 July, 2018, 16:16 | Author: Regina Silva
After a two-day North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, Belgium, President Donald Trump is visiting the United Kingdom, where protesters are gathering in London and the Green Day song "American Idiot" has scaled the British pop charts. "I'm a very stable genius", Trump said. As representatives from the alliance's 29 member states return to their respective countries - or, in the case of USA president Donald Trump, travel on to meet his Russian and British counterparts - the participants will all be trying to make sense of what happened. "I mean, I think they like me a lot in the United Kingdom, I think they agree with me on immigration".
"Everybody in the room thanked me", he said, "There's a great collegial spirit in that room that I don't think they've had in many years".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel denied the claims, but had a harder time fending off Trump's criticism that Germany and many other allies were not meeting defense spending targets of 2 percent of GDP.
However, the USA president's next destination is London, where he will meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May and other officials.
U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that Moscow interfered and Trump has said he would discuss it, although he has stated both a willingness to believe Putin's denials and USA agencies.
A frustrated Trump has already hinted he may accept Russia's annexation of Crimea as he accepted Israel's annexation of Jerusalem.
He also vowed to raise allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election, amid an ongoing USA investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Moscow. Trump wants the spending to go up to 4% of GDP, which is more than even the USA now spends on defense.
He continued the attack Thursday, complaining that, "Germany just started paying Russian Federation, the country they want protection from, Billions of Dollars for their Energy needs coming out of a new pipeline from Russian Federation". "After we're at 2 percent, we'll start talking about going higher".
"President Trump created for the second day a crisis on [NATO] spending".
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He also said meeting the queen would be an experience Trump "will really cherish".
Trump heads to Britain on Thursday, where the government is in crisis over Brexit and where tensions with Russian Federation have spiked after London blamed Moscow for the death this month of a British woman from contact with the Novichok nerve agent.
From Brussels, Trump heads to England, where May's government is in turmoil over her plans for exiting the European Union.
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"So I would imagine that's what they will do, but maybe they will take a little bit of a different route. I don't know that is what they voted for".
Trump had spent his time in Brussels berating members of the military alliance for failing to spend enough of their money on defence, accusing Europe of freeloading off the USA and raising doubts about whether he would come to members' defence if they were attacked.
Japan, with the world's third-largest economy, spends an even smaller share of its GDP on defense than Germany, 0.9 percent. "So we are helping some of those countries get on line and buy the best equipment". Donald Trump and the whole world leader gang got together to reaffirm their commitment to global defense and cooperation this week and it did not go at all as planned.
Woody Johnson, the USA ambassador to the United Kingdom, dismissed the significance of the protests, telling Fox News that one of the reasons the two countries are so close "is because we have the freedoms that we've all fought for". And one of the freedoms we have is freedom of speech and the freedom to express your views.
"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.
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When asked about that, Trump said he believed he could do that without Congressional approval but it was "not necessary". He also said he thought spending of 4 percent on defence - similar to the USA level - would be the right level.
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But not before Merkel and other top officials in the German government had publicly fired back at Trump's breakfast diatribe. Rather than projecting unity ahead of the Trump-Putin meeting, the gathering generated nonstop images of division.
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Melania styled her hair into loose side-swept curls, adding smoky eye makeup and pink lipstick to complete the dazzling look. Trump next heads to Windsor Castle for tea with the queen, as protesters stage a mass demonstration in London .
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