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Liberals defend Canadian military spending - Northumberland News;

Liberals defend Canadian military spending - Northumberland News

Northumberland NewsLiberals defend Canadian military spendingNorthumberland NewsU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg wait for the start of a meeting of the North Atlantic Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Friday, March 31, 2017. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ...and more »

Secretary Tillerson's Busy Week: Bahrain, Turkey, NATO - New Hampshire Public Radio;

Secretary Tillerson's Busy Week: Bahrain, Turkey, NATO - New Hampshire Public Radio

New Hampshire Public RadioSecretary Tillerson's Busy Week: Bahrain, Turkey, NATONew Hampshire Public RadioNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (right) greets Secretary of State Rex Tillerson upon his arrival for a North Atlantic Council (NAC) meeting at the level of Foreign Ministers, at NATO headquarters in Brussels on March 31, 2017. (Emmanuel ...and more »

Germany: Spending On Refugees Should Count Toward Our NATO Bill - Daily Caller

Germany: Spending On Refugees Should Count Toward Our NATO BillDaily CallerGerman Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel suggested Friday that his country shouldn't have to meet its required funding level for NATO because it is already spending billions to “stabilize countries and regions.” Gabriel's remarks came in response to ...and more »

At NATO, Tillerson Pledges US Support For Ukraine And Continued Russia Sanctions - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty;

At NATO, Tillerson Pledges US Support For Ukraine And Continued Russia Sanctions - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyAt NATO, Tillerson Pledges US Support For Ukraine And Continued Russia SanctionsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (left) greets NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg during the alliance's foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on March 31. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on В Контакте · Share on Google+ ...and more »

'It's not possible to imagine NATO' without the US, NATO secretary general says - CNBC;

'It's not possible to imagine NATO' without the US, NATO secretary general says - CNBC

CNBC'It's not possible to imagine NATO' without the US, NATO secretary general saysCNBCNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg refused to answer what would happen to the North Atlantic Trade Organization if the U.S. were to leave, in an interview with CNBC on Friday. "NATO is about creating a framework for a strong trans-Atlantic bond, ...and more »

Tillerson blasts Russian aggression over Ukraine - www.worldbulletin.net;

Tillerson blasts Russian aggression over Ukraine - www.worldbulletin.net

www.worldbulletin.netTillerson blasts Russian aggression over Ukrainewww.worldbulletin.netMoscow on Friday denounced NATO "slander", accusing the alliance of using "the myth of Russian aggression" as a way to unify its members. To maintain unity, NATO uses "the myth of the Russian threat, the slander of Russian aggression, the endless ...and more »

AP reporter disputes Washington Post's Tillerson eye-contact report - The Hill;

AP reporter disputes Washington Post's Tillerson eye-contact report - The Hill

The HillAP reporter disputes Washington Post's Tillerson eye-contact reportThe HillA veteran State Department reporter is throwing cold water on a bombshell report that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson instructed some staff members “not to speak to him directly — or even make eye contact.” The Washington Post's Thursday story ...and more »

Germany rejects US pressure for Nato spending rise - BBC News;

Germany rejects US pressure for Nato spending rise - BBC News

BBC NewsGermany rejects US pressure for Nato spending riseBBC NewsCalls by the Trump administration for Germany and other Nato partners to increase spending on defence have been rejected by Germany. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said it was "quite unrealistic" to believe Germany would spend 2% of its economic ...and more »

Germany says Nato defence spending targets 'unrealistic' as Rex Tillerson attends first meeting - Telegraph.co.uk;

Germany says Nato defence spending targets 'unrealistic' as Rex Tillerson attends first meeting - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukGermany says Nato defence spending targets 'unrealistic' as Rex Tillerson attends first meetingTelegraph.co.ukGermany last night rejected demands by the United States for Nato members to comply with defence spending targets. Rex Tillerson, the US Secretary of State, ramped up pressure on allies to uphold a long held pledge to spend two per cent of their ...and more »

What Do NATO Members Pay? Germany Won't Give Billions Required, Official Says - International Business Times;

What Do NATO Members Pay? Germany Won't Give Billions Required, Official Says - International Business Times

International Business TimesWhat Do NATO Members Pay? Germany Won't Give Billions Required, Official SaysInternational Business TimesTwo of the most powerful diplomats in the world, each representing key members of the North Atlanta Treaty Organization, traded monetary blows Friday at the international body's headquarters in Brussels. The meeting marked the first time U.S. Secretary ...and more »

Report: Diplomats Told to 'Avoid Eye Contact' With Tillerson; UPDATE: Fake News? - Townhall;

Report: Diplomats Told to 'Avoid Eye Contact' With Tillerson; UPDATE: Fake News? - Townhall

TownhallReport: Diplomats Told to 'Avoid Eye Contact' With Tillerson; UPDATE: Fake News?TownhallUpdate: Matt Lee, a reporter for the Associated Press, is refuting the Washington Post's claim that diplomats were told to avoid eye contact with Tillerson. This is not true and people repeating it are making it more difficult to address very real ...and more »

After much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over Ukraine - Business Insider;

After much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over Ukraine - Business Insider

Business InsiderAfter much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over UkraineBusiness InsiderU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only when Moscow respects commitments to help restore peace. Tillerson said Friday that "the United States sanctions will remain until ...and more »

Rex Tillerson and James Mattis in charm offensive to reassure worried US allies - Brisbane Times

Rex Tillerson and James Mattis in charm offensive to reassure worried US alliesBrisbane TimesBrussels: The top US diplomat and the Pentagon's chief stressed the importance of NATO and criticised Russia for meddling in other countries' affairs, easing European allies' concerns about President Donald Trump's commitment to trans-Atlantic security.and more »

US wants NATO to buff up military expenditure - iAfrica.com;

US wants NATO to buff up military expenditure - iAfrica.com

iAfrica.comUS wants NATO to buff up military expenditureiAfrica.comUS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia's "ongoing hostility and occupation" of Ukraine as the Trump administration toughened its tone toward Moscow. Tillerson delivered the ...and more »

US-enhanced NATO battalion heading to Poland amid 'Russian agitation' - Washington Examiner;

US-enhanced NATO battalion heading to Poland amid 'Russian agitation' - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerUS-enhanced NATO battalion heading to Poland amid 'Russian agitation'Washington ExaminerSecretary of State Rex Tillerson touted the imminent deployment of a "U.S.-enhanced" battalion of NATO forces to Poland during his first visit to an alliance ministerial on Friday. "The NATO alliance is also fundamental to countering both non-violent ...and more »

Tillerson: US to maintain Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia until Crimea is returned - WFMZ Allentown;

Tillerson: US to maintain Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia until Crimea is returned - WFMZ Allentown

WFMZ AllentownTillerson: US to maintain Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia until Crimea is returnedWFMZ AllentownWASHINGTON (CNN) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that US sanctions against Russia will remain in place until Moscow "reverses the actions" it has taken in Ukraine. The comments are notable given President Donald Trump's at-times ...and more »

PM sticks to his guns amid fresh calls from US for NATO allies to spend more - Medicine Hat News

PM sticks to his guns amid fresh calls from US for NATO allies to spend moreMedicine Hat NewsDo you believe Sask. Premier Brad Wall's solicitation of Alberta's energy firms is a violation of trade ethics? Yes; No. View Results. Loading ... Follow Medicine Hat News on Twitter @MedicineHatNews Follow Us. RECOMMENDED. College Student ...and more »

Remarks by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at NATO Foreign Ministerial Intervention - eNews Park Forest;

Remarks by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at NATO Foreign Ministerial Intervention - eNews Park Forest

eNews Park ForestRemarks by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at NATO Foreign Ministerial InterventioneNews Park ForestGood morning, Secretary General and my fellow ministers, and thank you for the opportunity to speak. Let me be very clear at the outset of my remarks: the U.S. commitment to NATO is strong and this Alliance remains the bedrock for transatlantic security.and more »

US tells NATO members to cough up more cash - euronews;

US tells NATO members to cough up more cash - euronews

euronewsUS tells NATO members to cough up more casheuronewsNATO's spending target of two percent of the yearly economic output of members is neither “reachable nor desirable.” That from Germany, as America's Secretary of State met allies in Brussels for the first time – and demanded they cough up more cash.and more »

Development aid cannot be part of defence spending - NATO's Stoltenberg - Reuters UK;

Development aid cannot be part of defence spending - NATO's Stoltenberg - Reuters UK

Reuters UKDevelopment aid cannot be part of defence spending - NATO's StoltenbergReuters UKNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg holds a news conference during a NATO foreign ministers meeting at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels, Belgium March 31, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman. BRUSSELS A country's spending on development ...and more »