Jens Stoltenberg urges European countries to follow UK example by spending at least 2% of GDP on defence

Donald Trump is more likely to keep America committed to Nato if more European countries follow the UK lead and increase their defence spending, the Nato secretary general has said following talks with the British prime Minister, Theresa May.

With Trump casting doubt on the value of Nato during the presidential election campaign, the secretary general of the transatlantic defence organisation, Jens Stoltenberg, called on countries to hand over more cash to secure the “transatlantic bond”.

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