Nato leaders are celebrating today, Wednesday, a military union 70-year anniversary by meeting at the summit Watford outside London.
the two-day summit has been overshadowed allied countries, the tension between. It also appears in the eve of the meeting, inter alia, france and the United states presidents of the sector Emmanuel macron and Donald Trump in the comments.
Discord in Nato have caused, inter alia, the Turkish military action in Syria, as well as each member's military spending. Trump is required other member states to increase their military budgets.
the Actual summit in addition, member states have the opportunity to care for their relations kahdenvälsisissä meetings. Macron and Trump met already Tuesday. On Wednesday, Trump will discuss face-to-face, inter alia, the German chancellor Angela Merkel with.
At 10.27 upon Arrival at the meeting of Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg to combat Macronin argument that Nato should be "brain-dead". Stoltenberg says Nato adapt to the challenges of the day and is active and supple. He also pointed out that the european member states and canada's military spending has increased 130 million dollars after 2016.
At 10.51 British prime minister Boris Johnson to highlight on arrival the need for unity among the military litton in. At the core is the promise that we will defend each other, all for one and one for all, Johnson said.
At 11: 46 Macron said that his comments to the Nato aivokuolemasta has attracted the right kind of debate on nato's direction. He told me he was pleased that the dialogue has launched, inter alia, the means to create a lasting peace in Europe as well as its clarification, who is the enemy.
At 11.47 of Russia, according to information that Nato is increasing military spending to show that Russia is rightly concerned about nato's eastward enlargement. Nato's behavior does not, however, to get russia to pull according to the expensive arms race, convince the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov .
At 11.56 Stoltenberg and Johnson welcomed the meeting guests welcome in the morning Finnish time. League handshakes here you can see the Nato spokesperson's Oana lungescu on Twitter from publishing the video.
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Sources: AFP, AP, Reuters, Yle NewsSubscribe Yle newsletters!
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