Trump: NATO countries must pay 2 percent of GDP immediately

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday NATO countries must immediately pay 2 percent of their country’s economic output for defense, tying the issue to trade and energy in a Twitter post as he attended the alliance’s summit in Brussels. Trump earlier told alliance leaders they should raise their defense spending to 4 percent of their gross domestic product, or GDP.

 

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