Christian Lindner, head of the pro-business Free Democrats, told Deutschlandfunk in an interview that he did not trust Trump, and his actions on trade and in the security arena were not in the United States' long term interest. "And that's fine. Of course, they kill us on trade".
Fifteen members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation are on track to meet the pledge to spend two percent of their GDP on defense by 2024, and "every one of our allies - 100 percent - are increasing defense spending, so that's something we will talk about as an achievement, but we have to do more", she added.
It may be harder to predict what the American president - vs. his Russian counterpart - will say at the July 16 summit in Helsinki.
In the event the US President also proposed to return to Russian Federation in the elite club to resume meetings in the format of "big eight", Which was indignantly rejected by the European leaders. "This is not fair, nor is it acceptable", Trump tweeted Monday morning, previewing his message in Brussels. Putin's aggressive foreign policy is a threat to both us and our allies.
The US commander-in-chief has a familiar stick to wield: the shortfall in defense spending; or as Trump puts it, allies' refusal to "pay what they owe".
Trump then criticized the European Union for recently striking a deal with Russia's energy-exporting monopoly Gazprom that will tighten Moscow's grip on Europe as its leading fuel supplier, which it has been for decades.
It also makes sense for Trump to speak with Putin and to be able to tell him he'd like his behavior to change, and that's what he is doing, the ambassador said. Estimated 2017 defense spending as a percentage of GDP was 1.2 percent in Germany, Europe's biggest economy.
"I don't think he has a choice. He said that we should keep our eyes open and take the next steps". US officials said the two sides this time would be discussing Russian election meddling, Russia's incursions in the Ukraine and involvement in Syria.
Jon Huntsman Jr., Trump's ambassador to Moscow, hinted that the US president takes a tougher line on Putin in private, telling reporters, "The president will continue to hold Russian Federation accountable for its malign activities".
Huntsman cited Trump's meeting earlier this month with North Korean Kim Jong Un as having "reduced tension on the Korean Peninsula", and said that any reduction in tension with Russian Federation "would be on a much bigger scale".
Trump has shown his affinity for closed-door meetings already during his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un last month.
There is guaranteed to be a fourth straight European team winning the World Cup on July 15 in Moscow. And De Bruyne feels Brazil's inability to properly adapt to Belgium's tactics ultimately cost them.
This is the highest % of team's total scored by any player in a completed innings in all worldwide cricket (Men/Women). Finch is the 2nd player after Chris Gayle to hit 10+ sixes in a T20I innings on two different instances.
That would pair arguably the two best players in the league with one of the NBA's most storied franchises. LeBron James could be leaving Cleveland, and TUMS wants to help Cavs fans deal with the potential loss.
Almost 100 civilians have been killed since the assault began on June 19 with airstrikes, rocket fire and crude barrel bombs. But Russian negotiators had still not arrived several hours after another meeting was due to begin on Saturday, Jabawi said.
By brawling with America's friends, critics say , Trump has squandered an opportunity to build a united front against China. Traders are reacting to retaliatory events and the imposition of fresh tariffs at the end of the week.
Joining Dhoni on the sidelines were Shikhar Dhawan and, as expected, the two opening bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Perhaps it was a marker of this crucial impending assignment that India chose to stay on and practice in London on Monday.
The world number one was preparing for his Wimbledon second round match against Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin on Centre Court . Guido Pella of Argentina took out last year's beaten finalist Marin Cilic of Croatia in the second round at Wimbledon.
Screen Time will help users keep track of their smartphone usage - and even set limits on app usage across certain categories. Users who sign up on for the free Apple Beta Software Program can gain access to iOS 12 beta 1 and tvOS 12 beta 1.
For the second time this year, actress Heather Locklear has been arrested for battery on a police officer and emergency personnel. Still, the source says Locklear's friends and family are hopeful that she will take her latest expected stint in rehab seriously.
The move puts more pressure on Sony , which has remained mum on the possibility of further opening up cross network play. Sony has ignored pressure from the public and from game makers regarding opening the PS4 to cross-platform play.
Still, Ice Universe's claim runs directly opposite the increasing number of reports surrounding Samsung's upcoming launch plans. We do not have anything better to offer and companies rarely use logic when naming various phone models so it may well happen.
Holden, who is a model and a former pro soccer player, told the Today Show Friday what he thinks about the woman he sat next to. As the pair got more serious, so did Rosey. "She's a very very very lovely girl".
Abdullah reportedly said that unveiling the plan without coordinating with the Palestinians would be a "catastrophe". Abbas appealed to the Prince and the British people to support the Palestinian campaign for independence.
Most recently, his stepson Riza Aziz was also called into the MACC's headquarters today for questioning relating to the scandal. It follows an investigation into how billions of dollars went missing from a state fund - which he founded a decade ago.
Many haven't had a chance to take the gender-segregated driving courses that were first offered to women only a few months ago. Saudia Arabia's transformation, including allowing women greater freedoms and equality, may be essential to its economy.
"It's hard to put into words how important Tony Parker has been to the Spurs franchise over the past two decades", he said . Parker will have a piece of his time in San Antonio with him as he sets up camp in Charlotte.
Despite a 75 in round two, Korda was still able to climb the leaderboard on Sunday with a 68 for her fifth top 10 of the year. Angel Yin made seven birdies on Sunday and shot just 1-under and tied for fourth, her best finish in a major championship.
The company will take an active role in helping interested entrepreneurs start, set up and manage their own delivery business. Amazon is getting into the package delivery business, with Youngstown one of many markets the company is targeting.
The president reversed the family separation policy last week but the re-unification of separated families remains an issue. "I'm here to help and support you and give my help, whatever I can, on behalf of children and the families", she added.
Sweden and Germany are tied at 3 points, so a Mexico win or tie will automatically send them into the elimination stage. Captain Andreas Granqvist puts the ball beyond the reach of Guillermo Ochoa to double the advantage for his side.
England manager Gareth Southgate did not confirm or deny any team news at his press conference but was full of praise for Kane. Harry Kane's involvement is one of the tricky decisions facing Southgate.
Apart from the colourful lines it is hard to tell where the hell you are most of the time which is the part that I dislike. A wheel then came off Sergio Perez's Force India vehicle at speed on the Mistral straight in the late afternoon.
In 2013, Jackson appeared on CNN show Piers Morgan Tonight and claimed to have no regrets about the way he raised his children. Just this past weekend, Janet Jackson hailed her father during an acceptance speech at a Radio Disney awards ceremony.
What can happen? Argentina need to beat Nigeria on Wednesday morning and cross their fingers that Croatia do not lose to Iceland . Serbia must beat Brazil to qualify but a draw could see them through if the Swiss are beaten by Costa Rica by more than one goal.