Mike Pompeo mentioned US is rallying the noble nations to construct a brand new liberal order. (File Photograph)
US President Donald Trump is constructing a brand new world order upheld by American management and democracy, his secretary of state instructed diplomats at an occasion in Brussels on Tuesday, blaming Iran and China for instability on the planet.
“Within the most interesting traditions of our nice democracy, we’re rallying the noble nations to construct a brand new liberal order that stops struggle and achieves higher prosperity,” Mike Pompeo mentioned in a international coverage speech.
“Below President Trump, we aren’t abandoning worldwide management or our mates within the worldwide system,” he mentioned.
Pompeo criticised Iran and China in his speech, rejecting options that Washington was appearing unilaterally.
“Even our European mates typically say we’re not appearing within the free world’s curiosity. That is simply plain mistaken.”
“We’re appearing to protect, shield, and advance an open, simply, clear and free world of sovereign states. This undertaking would require precise, not fake, restoration of the liberal order amongst nations. It would require an assertive America and management from not solely my nation, however of democracies all over the world.”
Pompeo mentioned america was pushing the World Financial institution and the Worldwide Financial Fund to cut back funding to international locations equivalent to China, saying they already had entry to monetary markets to lift capital.
Pompeo is in Brussels for talks amongst international ministers at NATO, the place Trump has accused European members of failing to spend sufficient on their very own defence and relying an excessive amount of on Washington.
NATO can be urgent Trump to not undergo together with his resolution to give up the Intermediate-Vary Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty with Moscow, signed in 1987, however as an alternative to work to deliver Russia into compliance with the arms management pact.
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