Nato heads of government pose for a family photo at the summit venue in Watford, outside London. Photo: AFP

Nato leaders seek show of unity as alliance meets amid bitter disputes and division

  • Nato has kicked off a tense summit, with its 70th anniversary overshadowed by rows over funding and future strategy
  • US President Donald Trump called Canadian leader Justin Trudeau ‘two-faced’ after a microphone gaffe
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Nato heads of government pose for a family photo at the summit venue in Watford, outside London. Photo: AFP
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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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