Nato’s secretary-general has accused Donald Trump of undermining the alliance’s safety after he stated he would “encourage” Russia “to do regardless of the hell they need” to members that don’t meet defence spending targets.
President Biden additionally referred to as the remarks “appalling and harmful”.
Trump, who’s main opinion polls to regain the presidency in November, induced consternation with feedback made at a rally on Saturday.
Rejecting the collective safety assure by which every of the 31 Nato member states vows to assist if an ally is attacked, Trump stated he wouldn’t shield “delinquent” members in his strongest public criticism of the 75-year-old organisation but.
Jens Stoltenberg, the Nato chief, accused Trump of placing troopers in danger. “Any suggestion that allies is not going to defend every