NATO chief: Allied defense spending going in right direction

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a media conference as he presents the NATO annual report in Brussels on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. NATO says alliance defense spending is moving in the “right direction,” though one country, the United States, still accounts for almost three quarters of the alliance’s total defense expenditures. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO declared Thursday that alliance defense spending is finally moving in the "right direction," although one country, the United States, still accounts for almost three-quarters of the alliance's total military expenditures.


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