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World Exclusive: The NATO salary increase project divides, according to diplomatic sources

19:10  30 november  2020
19:10  30 november  2020 Source:   bfmtv.com

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NATO-SALARIES: Exclusive: The NATO salary increase project divides, according to diplomatic sources

EXCLUSIF: LE PROJET DE HAUSSE DES SALAIRES DE L'OTAN DIVISE, SELON DES SOURCES DIPLOMATIQUES © Reuters / Francois Lenoir EXCLUSIVE: THE DIVIDED NATO SALARY INCREASE PROJECT, ACCORDING TO

DIPLOMATIC SOURCES by John Irish, Robin Emmott and Belén Carreño

PARIS / BRUSSELS / MADRID (Reuters) - NATO urged its member states to increase their contribution financial support in order to revalue the salaries of its staff, a request perceived by some countries as inappropriate in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, said three European diplomatic sources.

The proposal is for a revaluation of around 2.2% which would make it the largest in four years as the alliance seeks to close its 2021 budget and European countries face the largest economic contraction since the Second World War.

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The members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO ) pledged in 2014 to increase their The real debate would focus less on spending and more on the widening transatlantic divide over According to the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Germany’s defense spending has fallen

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This measure revives tensions within the organization set up by the 30 signatory countries of the North Atlantic Treaty in order to ensure their common security.

Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized NATO, believing that the organization's European partners considered American protection granted.

Emmanuel Macron for his part judged last year that NATO was in a state of "brain death".

"There is an economic crisis because of the pandemic and they are asking for money for an institution where the lowest salaries are 4,000 euros. It's a joke!", Protested an informed European diplomat folder. “Asking states to increase contributions to pay wages during COVID-19 is irresponsible,” he added.

A salary increase would have heavier consequences for Europe, Canada and Turkey, which have already agreed, during the 2019 budget negotiations, to increase their contribution to the annual budget of $ 2.5 billion of the organization in a gesture of appeasement with Washington.

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About 1,000 civilians, all from NATO member countries, work within the international organization. They provide advice, guidance and administrative support to national delegations based at alliance headquarters.

"NATO salaries are subject to an annual adjustment, on the basis of a methodology agreed by all countries. The adjustments (...) are made in coordination with other international organizations such as the OECD, the Council of Europe and the European Space Agency, "said an official with the organization, without further comment.

According to the organization's website, the salary is adjusted once a year, on January 1, at the time of the annual revision of the payslips.

(With Tangi Salaun; French version Claude Chendjou, edited by Jean-Michel Bélot)

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