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Donald Trump Says NATO No Longer Obsolete

World | April 13, 2017, Thursday @ 08:32| 120 views

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United States President Donald Trump has said NATO is "no longer obsolete", reversing a stance that had alarmed allies, the BBC reported.

Hosting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, Trump said the threat of terrorism had underlined the alliance's importance.

He called on NATO to do more to help Iraqi and Afghan "partners".

Trump has repeatedly questioned NATO's purpose, while complaining that the US pays an unfair share of membership.

NATO U-turn wasn't Trump's only change of heart on Wednesday.

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, he saidĀ he would not labelĀ China a currency manipulator, despite having repeatedly pledged to do so on his first day in office.

Tags: terrorism, obsolete, Donald Trump, President, NATO, United States


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