Published: Tue, July 10, 2018
Global | By Enrique Rogers

Associate McCain pointed out Trump how to negotiate with Putin

Associate McCain pointed out Trump how to negotiate with Putin

Nevertheless, Trump wrote, he is confident that Kim will "honor the contract we signed &, even more importantly, our handshake".

In addition to that there is a sense of anxiety about Trump's relation with Russian Federation.

Trump departs Tuesday on a four-nation tour amid simmering disputes over trade and military spending with fellow Western democracies and speculation about whether he will rebuke or embrace Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Here's the thing, though: The 2 percent to which President Trump is referring in his tweets Monday is not a reflection of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spending, nor it is some kind of compulsory due. Ursula von der Leyen announced the country would increase the defense budget to 1.5 percent of GDP by 2025, still 0.5% below the target share. For context, the United States spends a massive amount on defense - 3.61 percent of our 2016 GDP was dedicated to it. It might even backfire. "They don't say that".

'Those are stupid people; you shouldn't listen to them, ' Trump said of his advisers. (After being told recently that Sweden not a member, he reportedly commented that perhaps the best thing for the USA would be the "deal" that Sweden has of picking and choosing which operations to join.) This would be a waste of rare face time between the world leaders, especially with vastly more important issues to address. I think there's going to be a key focus on our relationship on security and defence. On Putin's wish list: an end to US military exercises in Europe and the scaling back of USA forces there.

On Crimea: Trump has increased the US military presence in Europe after the "annexation illegally of Crimea by Russia", Hutchison said. He also accused Merkel of pursuing oil and gas deals with Russian Federation while asking the protect it from Russian Federation.

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President Donald Trump's European summer swing will be bookended by summits that form a microcosm of his contrarian presidency.

"He's mainly anxious about our allies taking advantage of us". An agreement to scale back the rhetoric would be a win for both Putin and Trump.

Trump's own ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison made a similar plea for harmony during a call with reporters Thursday.

"It really is just Trump". I would urge other (Nato members) to work towards that'. And given the script he is executing with North Korea-including a pause on military exercises with South Korea that apparently blindsided not only Seoul but also secretary of defence James Mattis-these fears would appear very justified.

"Other countries are going to have to look out for themselves..."

"We are seeing Russian Federation with malign activities on so many fronts right now, especially the hybrid area where they are through social media sowing discontent and even false information to try to divide our allies and take them away from the West and toward some dissidents and then hopefully they think influenced by them", the Envoy says.

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