Macron Denies Trump Claim on NATO Spending

French President Emmanuel Macron has denied President Trump’s claim that NATO allies have agreed to boost defense spending beyond 2 percent of gross domestic product, the AP reports.

Said Macron: “There is a communique that was published yesterday. It’s very detailed. It confirms the goal of 2 percent by 2024. That’s all.”

Macron also denied reports that Trump threatened to withdraw the United States from the NATO military alliance in a dispute over funding.

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