Tensions in NATO normal 'like a marriage', says British chief of defence staff

Tensions in NATO normal 'like a marriage', says British chief of defence staff

11.11.2019

Tensions in NATO normal 'like a marriage', says British chief of defence staff

Speaking to Sky's Alistair Bunkall, Britain's chief of defence staff says there are always tensions in alliances.

Despite this, the alliance has been criticised not just by Emmanuel Macron, but also by Mr Trump, who has accused other NATO members of not contributing enough funding.

Sir Nicholas said tensions were normal in alliances, as in marriages

"There are always tensions in alliances, it's the same as a marriage, and the plain fact is with 29 nations it's very important that we all come together and we all contribute to that alliance in a fair way.

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