Donald Trump unleashed his fury on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday for defending Germany's energy partnership with Russian Federation and threatened Berlin with USA action over the deal that he said is wholly inappropriate. "Ultimately, Germany will have nearly 70 percent of their country controlled by Russian Federation with natural gas", Trump continued.
Mr Trump's main objection is that all but a handful of member states have still not increased their defence budgets to meet a goal of spending at least 2% of their annual economic output on defence by 2024.
"Dear President Trump: America does not have, and will not have a better ally than Europe", Tusk added.
Trump arrived in Brussels on Tuesday evening for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, after which he is expected to visit Britain and later meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland's capital Helsinki.
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Merkel said it was very important to have such exchanges like the meeting she and Trump were having because "after all, we are partners".
"Many countries owe us", he argued. Trump responded, using Germany as an example. And, frankly, many countries owe us a tremendous amount of money for many years back, where they're delinquent, as far as I'm concerned, because the United States has had to pay for them.
"They pay billions of dollars to Russia and we have to defend them against Russia", Trump told Stoltenberg at a breakfast meeting. "Explain that. And it can't be explained", Trump said.
Macron said he and Trump "just discussed" the issue and said "we work together".
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President Trump is traveling to Brussels for the NATO summit set to begin Wednesday, and according to American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks, NATO leaders should expect the president to be both conciliatory and tough.
Wallace said he will ask Putin about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and potential meddling in the upcoming midterm elections.
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