President Donald Trump walks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Brussels.

President Donald Trump scrambled during the last day of talks at the NATO summit in Brussels, skipping meetings with at least two world leaders and prompting an emergency budget meeting.
During a rare news conference, Trump also reaffirmed American support for the international alliance and called relations between the countries “very strong.”
The president has alarmed some of America’s closest allies by aggressively calling for NATO countries to contribute more to their military budgets and accusing Germany of being held captive by Russian energy.

President Donald Trump scrambled during the last day of talks at the NATO summit in Brussels, skipping meetings with at least two world leaders and prompting an emergency budget meeting before reaffirming his support for the international alliance at a news conference.

During a meeting with Georgia and Ukraine — two nations that hope to join NATO — Trump turned conversation to his spending concerns, which caused the secretary general to call an emergency budget meeting, according to The New York Times.

“Trump arrived 30 minutes late to today’s NATO summit, missed his scheduled meetings with at least two world leaders, prompted the secretary general to call an emergency session, held an impromptu 35-minute news conference, and is …read more


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