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Watch: US President, Donald Trump demands doubling of defence spending from NATO allies

Watch: US President, Donald Trump demands doubling of defence spending from NATO allies
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US President is due to head over to the UK but not before he made his mark on Brussels. Donald Trump has urged his NATO allies to pledge 4 percent of their GDP towards military spending - double the current target. He also accused Germany of being 'totally controlled' by Russia.

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Today on Good Morning Europe.....

NATO's summit in Brussels has been far from a harmonious family affair.

In fact its turned into one of the most divisive in the military alliance's 69-year history.

US President Donald Trump has urged his allies to pledge 4 percent of their GDP towards military spending - that's double the current target.

Germany came under fire for ITS contribution and was once again the target of controversial comments by Trump...who accused Berlin of being - quote - "captive to Russia".

Chancellor Angela Merkel was quick to respond.

Euronews correspondent Bryan Carter has more.

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