FRANKFURT: President-elect Donald Trump, in remarks likely to rattle US allies, described NATO as “obsolete” in an interview published in Monday editions of two European newspapers.
He also hailed Britain’s exit from the EU and backed a speedy trade deal with the UK, but condemned as “catastrophic” Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to open Germany’s doors to a flood of refugees.
“I said a long time ago that NATO had problems,” Trump said, in remarks carried by The Times of London and Bild, Germany’s biggest-selling daily.
“Number one, it was obsolete, because it was designed many, many years ago,” he said.
“Number two, the countries …read more
Source: Geo TV