NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and Mattis stand with other NATO defense ministers during a group photo.
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U.S. President Donald Trump's defense secretary warned NATO allies Wednesday that they must honor military spending pledges to ensure the United States does not "moderate" support for the alliance.Europe's low expenditure has long been a sore point for the United States, which puts up 70 percent of alliance funds.Mattis, however, suggested U.S. support should not be seen as a given.The United States for years has called for European allies to spend 2 percent of economic output on defense, he said.
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