NATO Leader: “Trump Puts US And EU Lives At Risk”

The Guardian reports:

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, has said any attack on the western military alliance would be met with a “united and forceful response”, after Donald Trump invited Russia to attack member countries that he perceived as not meeting their financial obligations.

Stoltenberg said in a statement: “Any suggestion that allies will not defend each other undermines all of our security, including that of the US, and puts American and European soldiers at increased risk. I expect that regardless of who wins the presidential election, the US will remain a strong and committed NATO ally.”

He said NATO remained “ready and able to defend all allies”. The White House described the remarks as “appalling and unhinged”.

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