Tuesday, October 21, 2014   

Obama urges European allies to boost defense spending
(06-03 19:02)

US President Barack Obama told European allies Tuesday they had a responsibility to boost defense spending in return for US protection amid new instability in Europe.
"We have seen a steady decline, that has to change,'' Obama said, bemoaning cuts in military spending across Europe in an age of economic austerity. --AFP
   
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