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Trump Arrives in Brussels Amid Tension with NATO, EU

U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in Brussels — home to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the European Union — two steadfast allies with whom the American leader has increasingly put himself at odds.

Trump on Tuesday tossed barbs at both organizations. On Twitter, he again bluntly demanded NATO members contribute more money to the defense alliance that has been the linchpin of the West's post-World War II military cooperation.

European leaders, since Trump's election 17 months ago, have fretted and fumed about the president's bashing but have hesitated to lash...


Published By: Africa.. - Tuesday, 10 July