US President Donald Trump has entered a war of words between his French and Turkish counterparts, saying Emmanuel Macron’s remark that NATO was brain dead was “very, very nasty” and “disrespectful”.
Macron made the comment in a November 7 interview with The Economist, as he criticised a lack of coordination between NATO members over Turkey’s recent operation in Syria. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan later responded, challenging Macron to check his own “brain death”.
Al Jazeera’s James Bays has more.
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