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BRUSSELS | Trump says NATO members have agreed to spending increases

BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to the NATO alliance after he said member nations caved to his demands by making significant pledges to increasing defense spending. “The United States’ commitment to NATO remains very strong,” Trump told reporters at a surprise news conference following an emergency session of NATO members … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Trump says NATO members have agreed to spending increases

BRUSSELS | The Latest: Trump says US pullout ‘no longer necessary’

BRUSSELS — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 12:45 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says he probably can withdraw the U.S. from NATO but that such a step is no longer necessary. Published reports Thursday said Trump had threatened during the NATO summit in Brussels to pull the U.S. … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Trump says US pullout ‘no longer necessary’

BRUSSELS | NATO holds emergency session as Trump presses on spending

BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump‘s demands that NATO member nations dramatically increase their spending on defense led leaders of the military alliance to meet in an emergency session on Thursday, officials said. Two officials attending the summit confirmed the session. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the development. Trump is expected to … Continue reading BRUSSELS | NATO holds emergency session as Trump presses on spending