12 iulie 2018

Trump calls for NATO allies to up defense spending to 4% next year


July 12 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump said at the second day of the NATO conference Thursday he expects other member states to boost defense spending, and said the United States could withdraw from the alliance if that didn't happen. Trump renewed the call for more spending by countries -- up to 4 percent of their gross domestic product. "Presidents have been trying unsuccessfully for years to get Germany and other rich NATO Nations to pay more toward their protection from Russia," Trump [...]