WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump plan to attend the meeting of NATO leaders in London next month, including one from Queen Elizabeth II's Organized Reception, which the White House confirmed on Friday.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced in February that the military alliance would host the summit of heads of state and government in London in December, but the White House did not confirm at that time whether Trump would attend December 4 to Britain for NATO meeting and reception of Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
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White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a statement on Friday: "President Trump is looking forward to meeting the other NATO leaders to review the Alliance's unprecedented progress on burden-sharing, including Adding More than $ 100 billion has been spent on new defense spending since 2016. "
" The President will also stress that the NATO Alliance must be prepared to face the threats of tomorrow, including those emanating from cyberspace, she continued.
The summit is confirmed one day after the meeting of the President with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House.
Trump criticized that the other NATO member states a target for military They did not achieve expenditure and relied on the United States, and borrowed money for other nations that had pledged to increase spending.
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"Seventy years after its founding, NATO remains the most successful alliance in history, guaranteeing the security, prosperity and freedom of its members" said the White House.