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'a great meeting': trump wants nato allies to spend 4% of gdp on defence

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'a great meeting': trump wants nato allies to spend 4% of gdp on defence

us president donald trump has shocked allies at a fraught nato summit by suddenly demanding that members double their defence spending commitments.trump's surprise demand came after he clashed with chancellor angela merkel, calling germany a "captive" of russia because of its gas links and singling out berlin for failing to pay its way.the summit in brussels is shaping up as the alliance's most difficult in years, against a backdrop of deepening transatlantic tensions in fields ranging from trade to energy and defence.u.s. president donald trump and u.s. first lady melania trump attend the evening reception and dinner at the 2018 nato summit.getty imagesnato allies agreed at their wales summit in 2014 to try to spend two per cent of g...