U.s. secretary of state Mike Pompeo warns the Chinese and Russian threat in a speech fall of the Berlin wall 30-the anniversary of the eve.
in Berlin, Körber foundation, on the occasion spoken Pompeo stressed that the Us and its allies have to defend in 1989, the achievements.
– we have a duty, each of us all our strength to defend it, which such a heavy cost was won in 1776, 1945, and 1989, Pompeo said, referring to U.s. independence, the second world war termination and the fall of the Berlin wall.
We have to do it together, because it is not easy and alone it is impossible.
Pompeo said the west was mistaken in that, that a free society would be flowers everywhere since the fall of communism. Pompeo said the west to be competitive in non-free nations against.
He mentioned russia's actions in Ukraine and china's attempt to silence dissent. According to him, western countries have to fight autocratic regimes threat against.
Pompeo said that the Chinese communist party to use his people's subjugation tactics and methods that would be horribly familiar to former East German citizens.
Pompeo reminded the president of Russia Vladimir Putin the former KGB officer who worked in East Germany in Dresden.
Pompeo said Russia invades neighbouring countries and killing political opponents.
on the other Hand, United states president Donald Trump said Friday that he is considering participation in the Moscow 9. may be held on the victory day parade, which Russia remember the second world war ended and the victory over Nazi Germany in 1945.Pompeo: Nato must be reformed
French president Emmanuel Macron said recently in a magazine interview, that the European Nato countries can no longer count on the united states to defend if necessary the Nato allies.
It's now what we experience, is nato's brain death, Macron said the Economist magazine in an interview (you move to another service).
Pompeo defense alliance, the necessity and explained the president of Trump's recent statements about the fact that Nato threatens to become obsolete.
– If nations believe that they can obtain the safety benefits without giving to Nato resources, which it needs if they do not comply with the commitment, there is a risk that Nato will become ineffective or outdated, Pompeo said.
He said that Nato has to evolve and reform to meet today's challenges.
the united states has demanded the Nato-countries to comply with commitments that they use at least two percent of its gdp on defense expenditure.
Trump has criticized in particular for Germany. German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has said that Germany will reach the two per cent target by the year 2031 at the latest. Pompeo said he was happy with this.Pompeo warns the Nord Stream 2 project
Pompeon according to liberal democracy, defending also means that the European energy supply is not considered dependent on putin's quirks.
This was a spike in the host country, Germany, as Pompeo was referring to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project from Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany.
German chancellor Angela Merkel said the project was purely commercial.
the gas pipeline project is the dreaded in particular, to weaken ukraine's position, as Ukraine receives income of Russian natural gas through the transportation.
the united states also has economic advantages, since it wants to sell to Europe liquefied natural gas.
the president of France Economist: the European countries can no longer rely on the USA to defend Nato allies 7.11.2019
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