The Guardian: Trump warned by Nato chief that 'going it alone is not an option'
Exclusive: West facing its ‘greatest challenge to security in a generation’ says Jens Stoltenberg as he speaks of his fears for alliance between Europe and US
Nato’s secretary-general has issued a dramatic warning to the US president-elect Donald Trump: “Going it alone is not an option, either for Europe or for the United States.”
Writing exclusively in the Observer, the leader of the western military alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, claims the west faces its greatest security challenge in a generation.
He pointedly recalls the blood spilled by Nato allies after they came to the aid of the US following the 9/11 attacks and warns that, rather than “deepening differences” between the 28 members, now is the time to “nurture what unites” under “strong American leadership”.
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WNU Editor: Candidate Donald Trump's repeated calls for NATO member states to increase their levels of military spending as promised in past NATO commitments is a valid one .... and that is what NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg should focus his attention on instead of criticizing and issuing warnings against the President-elect.
Update: The EU's emergency meeting to discuss on what should the EU do in response to Donald Trump's election win is turning out to be a bust .... British, French Foreign Ministers Absent in EU Special Talks Over Trump (VOA). More here .... British, French ministers snub EU talks on Trump (AFP).
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