DEAR AMERICA: Should Europe PAY For U.S. Protection?

Published on April 28, 2016

Donald Trump just released his foreign policy if he were to be elected President — and European leaders are not happy with it at all. Do you believe that Europe should be paying us for our protection? Check this out…

Germany’s foreign minister has slammed Donald Trump’s ‘America first’ policy after he said he would leave Europe to defend itself if it did not pay for protection from the U.S.

Frank-Walter Steinmeier said international conflicts – such as those seen in Ukraine and the Middle East in recent months and years – could only be solved when world powers such as the U.S. and Russia get involved.

‘No American president can get round this change in the international security architecture,’ Steinmeier said, adding: ‘America first is actually no answer to that.’

Steinmeier continued: ‘I can only hope that the election campaign in the USA doesnot lack the perception of reality.

‘The world’s security architecture has changed and it is no longer based on two pillars alone. It cannot be conducted unilaterally.’

Trump outlined his foreign policy on Wednesday, saying that if he is elected president he will prioritize defending America and not other countries.

We have spent trillions of dollars over time on planes, missiles, ships, equipment — building up our military to provide a strong defense for Europe and Asia,’ Trump said.

‘The countries we are defending must pay for the cost of this defense. And if not, the U.S. must be prepared to let these countries defend themselves,’ he added.

Watch the full speech below:

Read more: Daily Mail

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