Trump also said he expected Iran to call him one day with an offer to allay U.S. security concerns, saying Tehran was treating Washington with much more respect after he pulled the United States out of a nuclear deal.
Asked about Mr Trump's suggestion, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he would focus on what has been agreed to.
EU President Donald Tusk stepped up to the fight with his own salvo against Trump on Tuesday, telling him to "appreciate your allies" and reminding him Washington that Europe had come to its aid following the 9/11 attacks.
"I went from VERY successful businessman, to top T.V. Star to President of the United States (on my first try)". "He seems to look at this as we do everything for them, and we provide them with benefits, and they just take advantage of us".
Freeland also went out of her way not to overstate the newfound simpatico with the Trump administration on this one issue, saying Canada has imposed sanctions on Russian Federation "in close collaboration with our European and US allies".
France spends around 1.8 percent of GDP on defense.
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Merkel said she welcomed the chance to have an "exchange of views" with Trump.
At a news conference recently European Council President Donald Tusk had a warning for Trump over his "almost daily" criticisms of Europe's defense spending."Dear President Trump, America does not have and will not have a better ally than Europe", Tusk said.
Macron said: There is a communique that was published yesterday. "It's very detailed", Macron said, according to the Associated Press. "It confirms the goal of 2% by 2024".
"We are having a great meeting, we are discussing military expenditure and we are talking about trade". Trump: "The additional money that they're willing to put up has been really incredible ... "
"We didn't know what to expect, it was a positive outcome", he said of the dinner in a Brussels park, where leaders were treated to an acrobatic display and saxophone music.
Trump adds that he was "extremely unhappy with what was happening and they have substantially upped their commitment".
A joint summit declaration issued Wednesday underlined NATO's support for Ukraine and its aspirations for membership of the alliance, pending domestic reforms. "I'm a very stable genius".
Trump also touched on Brexit, saying he was not sure that Britons had voted for the plan presented by Prime Minister Theresa May, which has triggered a British cabinet rebellion.
The Bulgarian President, formerly the commander of the Air Force before being elected head of state on a ticket backed by the opposition socialists, used Trump's statements to take a sideswipe at Bulgaria'scentre-right government, saying that Bulgaria was "reluctant" to allocate funds to the armed forces. Tens of thousands of people are likely to protest in the British capital on Friday, while Trump is outside the city at May's country residence Chequers, before visiting Windsor to meet the Queen.
A plane carrying 11 people crashed Tuesday on a mountainside in Alaska, officials and rescuers said, but there were no deaths. Initial reports are the plane went down about 2,000 feet up a mountain in rocky, tree-covered terrain.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte holding onto their father Prince William \'s hands as they leave the chapel. According to the site, she also wore matching Manolo Blahnik suede pumps and a hat from Stephen Jones Millinery.
The 29-year-old had served more aces (44) and hit more winners (199) than any other player in the first five rounds. Williams is also chasing the chance to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slams singles titles.
Perhaps instead, he said, their money is best spent on tried and true products: Fruits and vegetables are good for our heart.. Eduardo Sanchez, the American Heart Association's chief medical officer for prevention, told NBC News.
Emery, who replaced Arsene Wenger after the Frenchman stepped down in May, said a big club like Arsenal should always remain open to new signings but insisted he is happy with the squad he has available.
More so, it can encourage productivity by being able to lessen boredom since you will be surrounded by people you can talk to. It Fits the Bill According to statistics, self-employment is on the rise, increasing by as much as 40% in the U.S . by 2020.
When he returns to Capitol Hill for Thursday's hearing he will be speaking publicly about the messages for the first time. If the full House does vote to hold someone in contempt, the matter then moves to the courts, where it has often stalled.
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Fans thank England for 'making nation dream'
Eric Amsalem, a 48-year-old Croatian fan with his face painted in the colours of the national flag said: "It's a small country. In capital Zagreb, more than 10,000 people gathered in the central square to watch the match despite rain.
Trump visit to United Kingdom begins on awkward note
Asked about the President's view on US-UK relations, he said: "He has worked here for so many years, he knows so many people". Permission for the float was issued by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who has exchanged back-and-forth criticism with Trump.
Explosion rocks Wisconsin town in US, at least 3 hurt
Multiple videos from the area show that the explosion turned a section of Sun Prairie into a smoldering, burning hazard area. He said the building across from his shop "literally lifted up". "People were scrambling", Owen said, according to Fox 6 .
Chelsea winger Kenedy set to return on loan
Kenedy joined Chelsea almost three years ago from Brazilian side Fluminense, but has played just 27 times for the club . If the move goes through, Kenedy will once again be looking to play on a regular basis under Benitez at Newcastle.
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Although parents of the first eight boys rescued were able to see their sons, they had to stand six feet away from the children. Narongsak said about half of the 13 foreign divers on the crack team of 18 who rescued the boys were British.
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