The former Ukip leader and Trump ally hammered the duo for planning to meet in Berlin this summer as he said they were planning a “loser party” to commemorate all the things that went wrong for the establishment in 2016.
“They need to get the message very clearly that America will not go on picking up the tab if the other members aren’t the two per cent of their GDP membership fee.”
Taking aim at Mr Obama for saying the UK would be “at the back of the queue” if it voted to leave the European Union in the June referendum last year, the Brexiteer suggested Britain should expect a visit from the Democrat anytime soon.
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Nigel Farage tore into Ms Merkel and Mr Obama for their planned meeting in Berlin
“As for Obama, the one country he wouldn’t visit in Europe is, of course, the United Kingdom, because he doesn’t like us very much,” Mr Farage said.
“He always saw Germany as being America’s best ally in Europe. And I guess it will be a get-together of the globalists, they’re going to have a losing party for all the things that went wrong for them in 2016 and may happen to them in 2017.”
The brutal assessment came as it emerged earlier this week Mr Obama is set to hold a speech in Berlin and take part in a live discussion with Angela Merkel, titled 'Actively shaping democracy, taking responsibility at home and abroad'.
Donald Trump, who has made a U-turn after he once called Nato “obsolete,” is scheduled to attend a summit in Brussels the same day.
I guess it will be a get-together of the globalists, they’re going to have a losing party
The Republican’s apparent change of heart came after he met with Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday.
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During a joint press conference, he said: “I said it was obsolete. It’s no longer obsolete.”
The US contributes around 70 per cent of Nato’s total defence spending and while president Trump conceded that the alliance was still “very important” to him, the Republican blasted other members that do not contribute enough.
Mr Trump added: “If other countries pay their fair share instead of relying on the United States to make up the difference, we will all be much more secure, and our partnership will be made that much stronger.
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The White House says the President will use the meeting as an opportunity to reaffirm his commitment to NATO
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U.S. President Trump meets with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg at the White House in Washington
“The secretary general and I had a productive discussion about what more Nato can do in the fight against terrorism.
“I complained about that a long time ago and they made a change, and now they do fight terrorism.”
Meanwhile, the former Norwegian prime minister praised the US president for his “dedication” to Nato, despite Mr Trump’s earlier suggestion that the US wouldn’t defend Nato allies under attack unless they paid their fair share in defence spending.