Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg at a conference ahead of the Nato summit in London on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Nato to formally recognise China ‘challenges’ for first time

  • Leaders of Nato’s 29 member states will sign off a joint summit statement on Wednesday acknowledging the ‘opportunities and challenges’ posed by China’s rise
  • ‘The rise of China has security implications for all allies’, the Nato secretary general says
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Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg at a conference ahead of the Nato summit in London on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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US President Donald Trump (right) meets French President Emmanuel Macron at Winfield House in London on Tuesday. Photo: AP

Donald Trump lashes out at allies before Nato summit, singling out Emmanuel Macron’s ‘nasty’ comments

  • US president demanded that Europe pay more for defence and make concessions to US interests on trade
  • Divisions have opened elsewhere ahead of Nato’s 70th anniversary, with Turkey vowing to oppose Nato plans to defend Baltic countries
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US President Donald Trump (right) meets French President Emmanuel Macron at Winfield House in London on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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