EU’s Tusk’s riposte to Trump: respect the allies you have
BRUSSELS: European Council President Donald Tusk told US President Donald Trump on Tuesday to stop berating NATO allies over military investment levels, on the eve of an alliance summit.
“Dear America, appreciate your allies, after all you don’t have that many,” Tusk, a former Polish premier, said after a signing statement on cooperation between the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
Earlier, “Europe is possibly as bad as China on trade,” US President Donald https://arynews.tv/en/eu-possibly-as-bad-as-china-on-trade-trump/Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday, with trade wars emerging against both the Asian giant as well as longtime allies in Europe and Canada.
“The European Union is possibly as bad as China, only smaller,” Trump said on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” program.
“They send a Mercedes in, we can’t send our cars in. Look what they do to our farmers. They don’t want our farm products. Now in all fairness they have their farmers… But we don’t protect ours and they protect theirs,” he said.