In addition to accusing Germany of being "captive" to Russia, Trump also repeated falsehoods about America's contributions to NATO's budget and slammed America's allies for not devoting a large enough swath of their economies to military spending.
In 2014, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members had pledged to commit two percent of their Gross Domestic Product for defence, with Trump repeatedly having deplored their failure to do so.
"I'm not happy about Crimea", the US president said. Trump responded, using Germany as an example. Stoltenberg stressed that progress has been made and pledged further progress in the near future. "I'm glad that the President is talking to Vladimir Putin". "This is an investment in common American and European defense and security, which can't be said with confidence about Russian or Chinese spending". "And the former Chancellor of Germany is the head of the pipeline company that is supplying the gas". He asked Stoltenberg to explain why Berlin was getting energy from Moscow, and asserted that Germany was "totally controlled" by and "captive to Russia" over a pipeline project. "I think these countries have to step it up, not over a 10-year period, but immediately".
"Long before I got here, President Obama allowed that to happen". "I'm very glad that today we are united in freedom, the Federal Republic of Germany". He told reporters in Washington before leaving that "Frankly, it helps them a lot more than it helps us", and then later tweeted from Air Force One that he may demand reimbursements from the European member nations.
"Explain that", Trump said. So I think that's inappropriate also'.
Berlin has been supportive of building a second pipeline to transport Russian gas straight to Germany through the Baltic Sea, despite objections from other European Union countries that the pipeline would increase the bloc's dependence on Russian energy.
Iran, OPEC's third-largest producer, is facing USA sanctions on its oil exports that are prompting some buyers to cut purchases. OPEC together with a group of non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation started to withhold output in 2017 to prop up prices.
Chester Cooper , a member of parliament for Exumas and Ragged Island, identified the person who died as an American woman. Her Facebook page shows a love of travel, as her cover photo, from June 2018, is of the Amalfi Coast in Italy.
Apple Music's's rate of growth is also higher than Spotify's , therefore Apple is expected to widen its lead in the coming months. And sure enough, the worldwide figures for Spotify and Apple Music show a spread that is more in line with what one would expect.
Trump is holding a rally Thursday in Great Falls to campaign for Tester's Republican challenger, State Auditor Matt Rosendale . Below, then, are the 11 most unsafe lines Trump said last night - and why each one poses a real risk to the body populace.
A USA ruling says states can collect sales taxes from out-of-state online retailers on consumer purchases. Wayfair , overturned a ruling from 1992 - a time when e-commerce accounted for far less of the economy.
Mannarino steadied himself in the second set to postpone the inevitable, but Federer pulled away for a 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 victory. As it turned out, events conspired to spoil Nike's plans - as a 21-year-old Andy Murray knocked out Nadal in the semi-final.
Moscow called the allegations absurd and said Russian Federation does not interfere in the internal affairs of other states. The July 16 US-Russia summit in Helsinki could reset a relationship dogged by decades of unsafe rivalry.
What they say: Standing near 7 feet, Wagner's ace shooting from behind the arc will make him a likely stretch-four for the Lakers. He also broke a 27-year-old team record when he made 115 3-pointers his senior year.
But, while many questioned Karius' position as Liverpool's number one, Klopp backed his man ahead of the new season, but the latest instalment of his goalkeeping mishaps may force Klopp into the transfer market ahead of the new season next month.
Two Air New Zealand flights have been cancelled after renewed activity on Bali's Mount Agung volcano. Its alert level has not been raised and an exclusion zone around the crater remains at 4 kilometres.
Trump didn't take very kindly to Fallon's latest interview and tweeted on Saturday, telling the show's host to " be a man ". O'Brien then asked if the guys wanted to watch him shave his chest and they declined, hanging up.
Neymar Breaks His Silence On Brazil’s World Cup Exit
Eden Hazard has been directly involved in 14 goals in his last 14 games for Belgium (8 goals, 6 assists). The results as well the build-up to the World Cup have demonstrated that there has been a power shift.
Hot, humid weather to continue through the week
The city has extended its pool hours and opened its seven cooling centers, which provide air-conditioned spaces and cold drinks. He said the Montreal heat exposure victims were between 50 and 80. "The most recent one was back in 2011", says Cheng.
Angela Merkel deflects coalition crisis with compromise
Merkel's party, her options would include joining forces with the migration-friendly Greens or heading a minority government. Seehofer and Merkel, who have long had a hard relationship, have sparred over migrant policy on and off since 2015.
England vs. Belgium live stream
Harry Kane can become the first player since Oleg Salenko in 1994 to score more than 5 goals in the opening round of a World Cup . As for England , Gareth Southgate will be hoping that the loss to Belgium hasn't knocked them off their stride.
The Most Pure And Good Team Of The FIFA World Cup
A low-quality game was largely devoid of incident, although Japan goalkeeper pulled off a superb save from Kamil Grosicki. Nishino's tactics were a gamble, but then he had already shown his willingness to take risks with his starting lineup .
Kim Jong-un talks denuclearisation on visit to Beijing
North Korea's news agency KCNA quoted Xi as saying relations between China and North Korea had entered a new stage of development. It followed a cargo plane that had carried his private limousine to Singapore for his summit with U.S.