Offbeat Trump to host NATO Secretary-General

17:36  11 may  2018
17:36  11 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Donald Trump will host NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on April 12.

Follow Daniel Ryntjes on Twitter @danielryntjes. Pres. Donald Trump hosts NATO Secretary - General at White House. NATO is "no longer obsolete." NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said their key priority is getting the 28 member alliance.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks with the media in his office at the new NATO headquarters in Brussels on Monday, May 7, 2018. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg took up his first day of office in the new headquarters, located directly across the street from the previous building. The first NATO ministerial will take place in June. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo): NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks with the media in his office at the new NATO headquarters in Brussels on Monday. © The Associated Press NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks with the media in his office at the new NATO headquarters in Brussels on Monday.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will welcome NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to the White House later this month.

The White House said Friday that Stoltenberg will visit on May 17, and the two "will discuss the upcoming NATO Summit in July and review progress on United States priorities for NATO, such as the need for fair burden-sharing and NATO's role in the international fight against terrorism."

Trump has pushed fellow NATO leaders to step up their own military spending. He has pressured NATO members to boost their military budgets to meet a benchmark of 2 percent of their GDP on defense annually.

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