NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg congratulated Donald TrumpDonald TrumpGingrich wants to be "chief planner" in Trump administration 7 reasons Trump won and we're surprised Industry experts speculate about Trump's SEC nominee MORE on his victory Wednesday while reminding the president-elect that "U.S. leadership is as important as ever".
Dr Brian Klaas of the London School of Economics, said: "I think we woke up in a much more unsafe world than the one we went to bed in".
"I look forward to meeting Mr. Trump soon, and welcoming him to Brussels for the NATO Summit next year to discuss the way forward", added the NATO chief.
The US was a founding member of NATO in 1949, and Article 5 of the treaty states that the 28 members agree to automatically come to the aid of any member should they be attacked.
Trump, a Republican who had never previously run for office, assumes the presidency on January 20 after defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's USA election. "The two most important security pillars of Latvia's security, the US and Britain, have both cracked during the a year ago", she wrote in her Facebook post. "USA leadership is as important as ever", he added.
On financial markets, shares in European defence companies rose as investors bet arms spending would rise in response to Trump's calls for Europe to pay more for its security. "Rather than lowering our heads, we must rise to the challenge".
A USA think-tank has said it believes Russian Federation could overrun Nato's current military force in the Baltic states in a matter of hours, if a conflict began.
Stoltenberg, a former prime minister whose own country Norway borders Russian Federation, sought to remind the new president-elect that the only time North Atlantic Treaty Organisation had activated its so-called Article 5 commitment, was in the defense of the United States - following the September 11 attacks on NY and Washington in 2001.
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His campaign has been blighted by the Trump Tapes, sexual harassment allegations and an unwillingness to release his tax returns. After recent polls found Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump virtually tied in MI , both campaigns have been hitting the state.
The NYPD is planning on deploying more than 5,000 police officers , more than double the number of any previous election night. The NYPD's mobile officers also will employ bomb detectors and bomb-sniffing canines throughout the day, officials said.
Earlier in the day, police said all schools were immediately placed on a lockdown because of a threat in the community. The former sheriff's deputy was scheduled to retire from the Show Low police department in February, Molesa said.
He also expressed appreciation for the Country Music Awards, saying the CMAs were "sweet" and that it has been a "wonderful ride". Beyonce performs on stage with Martie Maguire of Dixie Chicks at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena.
A second Georgia sheriff's deputy shot while responding to a call Sunday has died , reports CBS affiliate WMAZ . A Georgia officer is dead and another is hurt after a shooting Sunday night in Peach County, Georgia.
As Election Night wore on, results seemed to show that the odds that she would have to learn Russian were decreasing. A host of celebrities had vowed, before Tuesday night, to leave the United States if Trump became president.
Large companies, like Nike or Adidas, are trying to sign contacts with Real Madrid only because Ronaldo plays there. In 360 games for Real Madrid , Ronaldo has scored an incredible 371 goals - the club record.
Turkey's increasingly authoritarian ways and aggressive rhetoric does little to inspire confidence among Greek Cypriots. Andrew, and has always been revered by both Orthodox Christian Greek Cypriots and Muslim Turkish Cypriots.
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