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‘Shocking scenes’: NATO chief voices alarm as rioters storm the US Capitol

‘Shocking scenes’: NATO chief voices alarm as rioters storm the US Capitol
Several diplomats and high-ranking military, government and NATO officials condemned the unrest at the Capitol.

But the retired four-star Marine Corps general, who served for two years as Trump's first defense secretary, expressed faith in America’s democratic foundations.Stoltenberg has faced questions for years about whether Trump was undermining alliance unity with his frequent criticism of NATO.NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg condemned the unrest and called for the results of the November election in the U.Diplomats and high-ranking military, government and NATO officials also condemned the unrest, many using more forceful language than Stoltenberg.

taught Germany in the aftermath of World War II.carries too much of the alliance's financial burden, and periodically threatened to quit the alliance, founded in the aftermath of World War II as a bulwark against the Soviet Union, if his demands weren't met.

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