JRL NEWSWATCH: “Trump Says He Can’t Say if Putin Is Friend or Foe” – Reuters

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“… Trump [embarks upon] a tour of Europe … [featuring] a NATO meeting and a visit to Britain. … Trump repeated his criticism of NATO allies for not spending enough on … defense and pointed to [British] political tensions … over … Brexit …. ‘So I have NATO, I have the UK which is in somewhat turmoil, and I have Putin. Frankly Putin may be the easiest of them all. Who would think?’ Trump said. ‘We’ll see how that goes,’ he said of the [Helsinki] summit with Putin …. Asked if Putin is … friend or foe, Trump said: ‘I really can’t say right now. As far as I’m concerned, a competitor.’ …”

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