U.S. to take fee for allocationg of troops abroad

Source : 112 Ukraine

Trump believes that his pressure will help to increase the expenses on defense
13:20, 10 March 2019


U.S. Administration is preparing to change the official policy of the USA concerning the allocation of military troops abroad. Bloomberg reports this.

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 “Under White House direction, the administration is drawing up demands that Germany, Japan and eventually any other country hosting U.S. troops pay the full price of American soldiers deployed on their soil - plus 50 percent or more for the privilege of hosting them, according to a dozen administration officials and people briefed on the matte,” as said in the report.

According to the report, Trump insisted on this decision especially concerning South Korea, where at the moment are over 28, 000 of American servicemen.

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The Administration regards this decision as one of the methods to encourage NATO to speed up the increasing process expenses on defense.

The president’s team sees the move as one way to prod NATO partners into accelerating increases in defense spending - an issue Trump has hammered allies about since he has been in office. While Trump claims his pressure has led to billions of dollars more in allied defense spending, he’s chafed at what he sees as the slow pace of increases.

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