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The President of the United States Donald trump criticized allied countries in NATO and urged them to increase their spending on defense. About it reports “Interfax”.
According to the head of state, he will not be satisfied until then, until all the States members of the organization will carry out its obligations. Trump believes that only eight NATO States at the moment, brought defense spending to a fixed rate of two percent. In particular, the President is dissatisfied with the cost of Germany for military purposes.
The country’s leader also spoke about his meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. “He said he’s done a good job, and I replied that all is not well”, — said trump.
Earlier, the us leader said that if Germany starts to allocate more funds to defense, USA will reduce its contingent in the country.
6 Jun administration trump announced the decision to reduce the number of American troops, which is in Germany. Currently the country are 34.5 thousand U.S. military. The head of state ordered the Pentagon to reduce their numbers by 9.5 thousand. In addition, trump ordered to limit the number of simultaneously located in Germany American servicemen to 25 thousand people is acceptable now 52 thousand.
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