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on May 21, 2016 in World News

‘Trump is right!’ European NATO allies aren’t paying fair share, says UK diplomat

Presumptive Republican nominee for the White House Donald Trump is “right” to criticize European nations’ commitment to NATO spending, Britain’s representative to the US-led alliance claims. Sir Adam Thomson, the Permanent Representative to NATO, said Trump’s claim that European states are not pulling their weight is accurate in the face of today’s security challenges.   “NATO is the cornerstone of UK national defense, and NATO is at the heart of European defense,” Thomson told the Telegraph Thursday. “So Donald Trump [is] right about one thing, which is that Europeans do need to start pulling their weight when it comes...

Presumptive Republican nominee for the White House Donald Trump is “right” to criticize European nations’ commitment to NATO spending, Britain’s representative to the US-led alliance claims. Sir Adam Thomson, the Permanent Representative to NATO, said Trump’s claim that European...

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