Trump to meet Macron, Merkel at NATO summit
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of next week’s NATO summit in London. The summit comes at a critical moment for the 29-member military alliance, which has been fraying in the face of Trump’s complaints that too many NATO members are spending too little on defense. Trump also has meetings scheduled during the summit with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte.The summit is scheduled Tuesday and Wednesday.Trump has no meeting scheduled, as of now, with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the summit host.
Jeremy Corbyn has told Boris Johnson to stop being the “ world ' s leading sycophant ” towards Donald Trump , ahead of the US “It is time for Britain to stop being tied to Donald Trump ’s coat-tails,” the Labour leader said – accusing the government of failing to stand up to him “taking the world
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Jeremy Corbyn has brandedthe “world’s leading sycophant” to Donald Trump.
as the US president is due to arrive in the UK for a NATO summit on Monday.
Trump will spend two days in the country, meeting the Queen at Buckingham Palace and other world leaders at the summit in Watford.
It is thought Johnson and Trump will hold a joint press conference also as the campaign for the December 12 general election enters its final stretch.
Making a speech on foreign policy in York, Corbyn accused Johnson of being too close to the president, saying it was “time to stop clinging on to Donald Trump’s coat-tails”.
Jeremy Corbyn blasts UK leaders for fuelling terrorism with war in Iraq and by backing Donald Trump
In a speech on Sunday the Labour leader will say the war on terror has "manifestly failed" and slam his own party for the invasion of Iraq 16 years ago under Tony Blair.Details of the speech have been released with the Labour leader due to say the war on terror has "manifestly failed", adding that security requires "calmly making the right calls at moments of high pressure".
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He will claim: ‘Boris Johnson has been the world ’ s leading sycophant towards the US President. and making his first overtures as Prime Minister to Donald Trump ’s administration in Washington. Jeremy Corbyn ’s reaction was to say that the ‘right thing’ would have been to arrest him and put him
“Boris Johnson has been the world’s leading sycophant towards the president,” he said.
He continued: “Britain must make its own foreign policy free from a knee-jerk subservience to a US administration which repudiates our values.”
also paid tribute to the work of the emergency services who responded to the terror attack at London Bridge on Friday, and said cops who shot Usman Khan did what was right to protect the public.
“I will always do whatever is necessary and effective to keep our people safe,” he said. “First of all, the police who put themselves on the line to protect us will have the authority to use whatever force is necessary to protect and save lives.
“If police believe an attacker is wearing a suicide vest, then they are right to take the action that they do and did.”
Trump off to London for NATO summit, under pressure to steer clear of British election
Trump off to London for NATO summit, under pressure to steer clear of British electionWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump leaves on Monday for a NATO summit in London and he is under pressure from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to resist the temptation to wade into the British election campaign coming up later in December.
Tory chiefs are dreading Donald Trump ’ s visit to Britain next weekCredit: AP:Associated Press. Instead, Mr Johnson will swerve all controversial one-on-one moments by hosting all 29 NATO state So Trump doesn’t look snubbed, the PM will also refuse to host any other world leader for bilateral
Corbyn said the official documents discredit Johnson ' s insistence that the NHS is not on the table in the trade negotiations with the Trump White House. "These uncensored documents leave Boris Johnson ' s denials in absolute tatters," Corbyn said . "Voters need to ask themselves some very
He said people cannot be protected “on the cheap”, but added: “We have to understand that no government can prevent every attack. No-one would believe any political leader who said they could. But the government can act to make such acts of terror less, rather than more, likely.”
It comes as Johnson accused the last Labour “leftie” government of bringing in early prisoner release legislation which allowed Khan, who was jailed in 2012, back on the streets.
But others have pointed out that Khan had appealed an indeterminate imprisonment for public protection (IPP) sentence in 2012. The Coalition later scrapped these sentences and Khan successfully launched an appeal to have his sentence cut.
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Setting out how his approach would differ Johnson’s, Corbyn said: “I will be a very different kind of prime minister: one who is prepared to limit my own power in the public interest and empower parliament to hold government to account.”
Nicola Sturgeon: Boris Johnson 'unfit to be PM' after politicising London Bridge
Nicola Sturgeon has questioned Boris Johnson’s fitness to hold the office of Prime Minister after he was accused of politicising Friday’s terrorist attack on London Bridge. © Provided by The Scotsman Mr Johnson said the attack, which left two people dead and three injured, was the result of a decision by a “leftie government” and pledged to change the law on automatic release of prisoners.His comments came after a plea by the family of one of the victims, Jack Merritt, that his death not be used politically.
He will say that Britain risks being “tied to Donald Trump ’ s coat-tails” and US foreign policy under Boris Johnson . Responding to the London Bridge attack in a speech in York, Corbyn will praise the “extraordinary Corbyn will criticise cuts and warn that real security cannot be done “on the cheap”.
The US president has repeatedly spoken favourably about the UK prime minister, elected this year, and called him a “wonderful guy”. His fancy seemed reciprocated, as the two agreed to strengthen the Special Relationship earlier this month.
The Labour leader also reiterated his opposition to the Iraq War and said his party would end arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen.
Corbyn ended his speech talking about patriotism, stating: “Patriotism is about supporting each other, not attacking somebody else. It’s about caring for the whole of society, for all our people, and not walking by on the other side when they need help and support.
“It’s about loving your country enough to make it a place where nobody is homeless or hungry, held back or left behind.
“On the international stage, it’s about standing up for the values we share of justice, human rights and democracy, and working with others to keep people safe, by ending conflict and tackling the climate emergency.”
Leaked NHS documents trumpeted by Jeremy Corbyn are linked to Russian hackers, Reddit says .
The social network said it believes Russian hackers 'manipulated and misused' their platform to spread the documentsReddit announced it had banned 61 accounts linked to the release of the documents, after investigating suspect activity which bore similarities to Russian hacking operations.