Liberals defend Canadian military spending - Northumberland News

U.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 ...

Liberals stick to their guns as U.S. again calls for NATO allies to spend more - Yahoo News

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has sent its strongest signals yet that Canada does not plan to bow to U.S. pressure to dramatically increase what it spends on defence. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned at his first NATO meeting in Brussels ...

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

NATO 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 ...

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

German 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 ...

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

U.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+ ...

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

NATO 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, ...

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

Moscow 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

Germany rejects US pressure for Nato spending rise - BBC News

Calls 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 ...

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

Germany 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 ...

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

Two 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 ...

Tillerson Gives NATO Deadbeats Two Months To Start Contributing - Daily Caller

At its annual foreign ministers meeting on Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told NATO's deadbeat members to start contributing to the alliance or come up with some plans to do so. He'd like to see some action by the time President Donald Trump ...

Rex Tillerson says US sanctions against Russia to remain in place - CBS News

Last Updated Mar 31, 2017 1:08 PM EDT. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that U.S. sanctions imposed against Russia in response to its aggression in Ukraine will “remain in place” until Russia returns control of Crimea to Ukraine. “Crimea ...

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

Update: 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 ...

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

U.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 ...

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

US 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 ...

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

Secretary 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 ...

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

WASHINGTON (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 ...

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

Do 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 ...

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

Good 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.