Trump in London for NATO summit amid election race

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Published December 3, 2019, 6:56 AM

By Agence France-Presse

US President Donald Trump landed in Britain on Monday ahead of the NATO summit, arriving in London just 10 days before a crucial general election.

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump (L) prepare to disembark from Air Force One after landing at Stansted Airport, northeast of London ahead of the upcoming NATO summit. (AFP Photo/Adrian DENNIS)

En route, Trump boasted that he had convinced European allies to boost their defence spending, tweeting: “Since I took office, the number of NATO allies fulfilling their obligations more than DOUBLED.”

Fellow NATO leaders will be relieved that Trump, who derailed last year’s summit agenda with his demands, appears to be satisfied with how the allies have stepped

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