Trump has convinced NATO leaders to increase spending to “unthinkable levels”
The President of the United States Donald trump following an emergency meeting with the heads of the countries-members of NATO in Brussels said that the participants agreed to increase military spending to prescribed in the Constitution of 2% of GDP.
According to him, a year costs rose to a record $330 billion While at the summit, the President urged not to limit this proportion and to increase defense spending to 4%.
“It was made significant progress. All agreed to significantly raise the level of their contributions, will rise to levels that were previously unthinkable,” said Mr. trump. He praised the leaders of the Alliance for its willingness to increase military spending.
Ahead of the meeting with Russian President Donald trump promised to discuss with him the issues of Ukraine, Syria, and also Russia’s interference in internal Affairs, in which it accuses a number of countries of the Alliance. In addition, he expressed dissatisfaction with the project “Northern stream-2”, thus spoke warmly about allied relations with Germany, which is the main beneficiary of this project.