US President Donald Trump has criticised the "brain death"-Statement about the Nato of France's head of state, Emmanuel Macron sharp. The Nato serve, "a major purpose," Trump said at a Meeting with Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday in London.
Macrons statement was "very offensive" and "very, very vicious" compared to the other 28 member States of Nato. Trump warned that France could release himself from the Alliance. "No one needs Nato more than France," he said before the start of the Alliance summit. The Manifestations Macrons were "a very dangerous Declaration".
Macron had to certify the Nato in the beginning of November the "brain death". Macron justified this with the "aggressive" approach of the Nato-member Turkey into Northern Syria, and the non-concerted withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Region. The French President asked at the same time, what is the significance of the mutual assistance clause of the Nato Treaty still have, and found that Europe could defend itself.
The Nato summit begins in the evening with a reception at the British Queen Elizabeth II To Syria in the afternoon, a four-Meet with a Macron, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Otherwise, the two-day summit, the positioning of the Alliance towards Russia and China, and the state at the time of the increase in defense spending. In addition, the Alliance wants to declare the space to the military field of application. (sda)
Created: 03.12.2019, 13:49 Uhr