“Juncker warned against the ‘pernicious’ consequences of Trump’s statements on security policy.”
Translation: Juncker warned against the “pernicious” consequences of Trump’s statements regarding restricting Muslim immigration. Europe is determined to commit suicide-by-Muslim-migrants, and the European elites are not going to let a stupid American rube like Donald Trump stop them.
“Donald Trump risks upsetting EU-US ties, says commission chief,” Reuters, November 11, 2016 (thanks to Lookmann):
Donald Trump’s US election victory poses risks for the relationship between the European Union and the United States, the EU commission president has warned.
The president-elect was ignorant of the EU and its workings, Jean-Claude Juncker, told students at a conference in Luxembourg.
“The election of Trump poses the risk of upsetting intercontinental relations in their foundation and in their structure,” said Juncker, who as head of the EU’s executive is one of Europe’s most powerful political figures.
His remarks reflected widespread shock and concern among Europeans at the election of Trump, who among other statements has praised Russian President Vladimir Putin and questioned the principle of collective defence in Nato.
His comments contrasted with the more diplomatic reactions of European leaders who have said they look forward to working with the next Republican president.
Juncker warned against the “pernicious” consequences of Trump’s statements on security policy. He also recalled a Trump statement in which he seemed to think that Belgium, the country that hosts the headquarters of the EU and Nato, was a city.
“We will need to teach the president-elect what Europe is and how it works,” Juncker said, adding that Americans usually had no interest in Europe….