President Trump has kicked off his visit to London for a key NATO conference by raising questions over the wisdom of France’s President Macron saying the alliance was suffering a “brain death”, calling it insulting and pointing that France was suffering problems of its own.
Tuesday’s NATO London conference marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the world’s largest security alliance started with a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and the Secretary-General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg. The run-up to the meeting has been overshadowed by accelerating moves towards European Union member states establishing their own defence union, and key mover of that drive Emmanuel Macron accusing NATO of suffering from “brain death”.
Macron Claims NATO Suffering ‘Brain Death’ as Germany Commits to Increasing Defence Spending https://t.co/2Pf12MFuyz
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President Trump responded directly to the criticism Tuesday and opened by