July 12, 2018 / 9:32 AM / 6 days ago

Trump blasts NATO in closed-door summit session: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump went on a fresh attack against NATO allies’ spending and European trade practices in a closed-door session at a NATO summit on Thursday, two sources told Reuters.

U.S. President Donald Trump walks during the welcoming ceremony at the start of a NATO summit at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

NATO leaders then asked non-NATO partner countries Ukraine and Georgia to leave the room for an unscheduled, allies-only session, the sources said.

Reporting by Robin Emmott

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