US President Donald Trump’s envoys have tried to reassure allies that Washington remains committed to its global role and responsibilities.
But after a week of top flight diplomacy, it is unclear if US Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and defence chief James Mattis have got the message across.
Here is a summary of the issues and exchanges:
– US REASSURES ALLIES –
US President Donald Trump spooked Washington’s NATO allies when he dubbed the alliance “obsolete” and said he wanted to work with Russia to counter Islamic terrorism, now the main threat to international security.
Pence insisted that Trump’s NATO commitment …read more
Source: African news network 7