NATO, EU re­assert unity amid Trump un­cer­tainty

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BRUS­SELS | NATO and the Euro­pean Union made a pub­lic show of unity Tues­day in the face of crit­i­cism from Don­ald Trump, hail­ing their deep­en­ing co­op­er­a­tion as the U.S. pres­i­dent-elect in­sists Euro­pean al­lies start pulling their own mil­i­tary weight.

In the pres­ence of EU for­eign pol­icy chief Fed­er­ica Mogherini, NATO for­eign min­is­ters en­dorsed more than 40 pro­pos­als for boost­ing co­op­er­a­tion on cy­ber­se­cu­rity, sea op­er­a­tions, and helping neigh­bor­ing coun­tries bet­ter de­fend them­selves.

“To­day, we re­ally mark a milestone in our ef­fort to build co­op­er­a­tion,” NATO Sec­re­tary Gen­eral Jens Stoltenberg told re­porters dur­ing a break in a two-day meet­ing in Brus­sels.

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