Awkward moment when Trump pushes a prime minister at NATO conference
Awkward moment when Trump pushes a prime minister at NATO conference
27 May, 2017, 03:04
So Trump solved the problem by reaching out and putting his hand on Markovic's upper arm, and shoving him aside forcefully.
But perhaps the strangest of all was a clip that very quickly went viral of Trump shoving the prime minister of Montenegro so that he could be at the front of a group of leaders. -European relations since Trump took office.
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The moment - finally - broke off, and the men left the scene to enjoy a quick meal of veal fillet with Belgian chocolate mousse for dessert. The small former Yugoslav republic is slated to become NATO's 29th member next month.
In one nod to Trump, NATO leaders are due to agree later on Thursday for the Western military bloc to join the US-led, 68-nation coalition against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
The allies hoped that it would prompt Trump to reassure them of United States commitment to uphold the aliance's collective defence pact, known as Article 5, which enshrines NATO's founding principle that an attack against one ally is considered as an attack against all allies.
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"You have thousands of people pouring into our various countries... and in many cases we have no idea who they are... we must be strong and we must be vigilant."
He scolded other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders and challenged them to pay their "fair share" of defense spending.
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Donald Trump's first trip overseas as president has already taken him to Saudi Arabia, Israel, the West Bank of the Palestinian territories, the Vatican before arriving in Brussels.
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As he tried to reach the front of the group, Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic was standing in his way. Trump neither apologized nor paid attention to the European leader after he barged past him.
Back in Jerusalem , Trump gave a speech at the Israel Museum , where he said "my administration will always stand with Israel ". Before Trump , no sitting president had ever visited the religious site, likely due to questions over the status of Jerusalem .
Montenegro is a small European country in the Balkans that was part of Yugoslavia until the civil war in 1992. However, the freaky moment was captured on camera and it went viral after it was uploaded to Twitter .
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