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NATO: Record Number of Allies Hit 2 Percent of GDP Target

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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A record 23 of NATO's 32 member nations are hitting the Western military alliance's defense spending target this year, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday, as Russia's war in Ukraine has raised the threat of expanding conflict in Europe. The estimated figure is a nearly fourfold increase from 2021, when only six nations were meeting the goal. That was before Russian President Vladimir Putin's full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022. "Europeans are doing more for their collective security than just a few years ago," Stoltenberg said in a speech at...

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