"Dear America, appreciate your allies, after all you don't have that many", Tusk said, before reminding Trump that European troops had fought alongside Americans in Afghanistan following the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.
Prince Louis Christened In Front Of Royal Family
Harry Aubrey-Fletcher: He went to Ludgrove School and Eton with William and his father is the Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire. Pelly is a longtime friend of both William and Kate , and he was the one who planned William's bachelor party.
She did not directly answer a question about Trump's friendship with Johnson, her former foreign secretary who quit on Monday in protest at her plan for Brexit. "I hope you have no doubt this is an investment in our security, which can not be said with confidence about Russian & Chinese spending".
"Those are stupid people", Trump said, according to the report; "you shouldn't listen to them".
Trump was asked about the UK and replied: "The UK, that's a situation that's been going on for a long time".
NATO's European allies have spent more on defense for a second consecutive year in 2017 but the majority of them still failed to meet the target of spending 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense.
The NATO alliance has been critical to the USA since its formation in 1949 when it was created in response to the Soviet Union.
The meeting will be closely watched to see whether Trump will rebuke or embrace Putin, who has repeatedly denied the allegations of election meddling, in spite of evidence to the contrary.
The European Union is the top export market for the United States at $501 billion (£377.5 billion) in goods and services in 2016, the latest available figures provided by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
Many US presidents have urged European governments to spend more on their militaries.
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries have set a goal of spending 2 percent of their GDP on the military, but only a handful of countries have actually met that target.
In this context, Tusk and others seem concerned Putin will take advantage of the fact that Trump is not standing by key U.S. allies. In March 2016 he said it was "obsolete and disproportionately too expensive" and on Monday, ahead of the summit, he suggested (on Twitter, of course), that "by some accounts, the U.S. is paying for 90% of Nato" and on Tuesday raged: "NATO countries must pay MORE, the United States must pay LESS. Charge us big Tariffs (& Barriers)!" "[Trump] is going to talk to Russian Federation, to Putin about his malign influence in so many areas", she said.
Death Toll Exceeds 100 After Heavy Rainfall Slams Japan
A man and his wife protect their home from water with sand bags in Saka, Hiroshima prefecture. "I've lived here for 40 years". Local government officials said pumping trucks were being deployed to help restore access to some of the worst-hit areas.
Mr Trump has been accused of not really understanding the funding.
Real Madrid's Ronaldo signs for Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to move to Juventus after nine years at Real Madrid , the La Liga side have confirmed. In an open letter, Ronaldo thanked the Madrid club and its fans for " nine wonderful years ." .
Tour de France 2018: stage three
The Tour resumes tomorrow with the 195 km flat stage four that runs between La Baule and Sarzeau. It would have been nice not to have thrown 51 seconds away on the first day.
Trump says Putin meeting may be 'easiest'
But his trip to Brussels may end up being less controversial, said Dan Michaels, the Wall Street Journal Brussels bureau chief. Meanwhile, Mr Trump will be largely kept away from central London.
4 more boys brought out of flooded Thai cave
The outlet reported that eight boys remain inside the cave. "From what I've seen in the clip, they did look skinny", he said. Relatives said the boys had been inside the labyrinthine complex during the dry season.
Princess Charlotte waves at christening
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived at St James's Palace cradling their 11-week-old son ahead of his baptism. Kate also remained loyal to her classic look , wearing an elegant McQueen dress once again for the occasion.
Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo has left China
A source close to Western diplomats told the Post that Li raised the issue of Liu Xia during his meeting with Merkel. The German embassy had offered in April to help Liu Xia travel to Germany but the move did not take place.
PSG make world record bid for former Liverpool ace, Coutinho
The pair clashed last season over penalty taking duties and it is believed that the 26-year-old would rather see Cavani leave. PSG remain at the centre of an investigation by UEFA after they spent nearly £400m on Neymar and Kylian Mbappe last summer.