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Trump urges NATO allies to boost defence spending to 4% of GDP

AFP  |  Brussels 

US used the summit today to urge the Atlantic allies to boost defence spending to four percent of their countries' GDP, his said.

The figure is twice what the allies have already pledged to reach by 2024.

"He suggested that countries not only meet their commitment of two percent of the GDP on defence spending, but that they increase it to four percent," said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 22:40 IST