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‘Not Welcome Here’: Thousands March Against Trump in Belgium

Fernanda Nunes | Published thu May 25, 2017 8:43 am | 3148 Views

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Thousands of protesters took to the streets Wednesday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's arrival in the city he previously likened to a "hellhole." 

The main reason for his visit to this city — the heartland of the European Union — is to attend a NATO summit in which he is expected to push for members to boost defense spending to the equivalent of two percent of their GDP, in an effort to better share the cost of the alliance's budget. 

"If all the EU member states pay two percent of their GDP on military spending, that's billions of dollars that should be spent helping the poor, not investing into a war machine," 


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