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Trump meets with EU officials in Brussels ahead of the NATO summit

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, met European Union officials in Brussels on Wednesday before participating in his first NATO summit, which he previously considered to be “unfinished” Alliance.

The trip to the European country, in the Wake of the deadly attack in Manchester. During his meeting with the Belgian Prime Minister, Charles Michel, after his arrival in Brussels, Trump said, the countries are working together to defeat”, various issues. Number one is terrorism.”

On Thursday, Trump and his first meeting is expected, the NATO, the decades-long partnership has been rattled by the new US President’s fluctuating attitude to honour their bonds. Trump has openly mused about pulling out of the Pact, says the military Alliance is “obsolete.” He believed that in other countries the figures were not their fair share, and refused to commit themselves to the observance of article 5, in which the Nations vow to come to each other’s defense.

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E. U. leaders, however, hope that the discussions with the Trump will stress continuity in their relationships after the first few months of his government has strengthened the fears that the trans-Atlantic friendship on the decline.

Trump met with Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, and other officials in the E. U. companies Thursday Seating in the morning.

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Tusk said he was “100 percent sure” he have a trump card “a common position, a common opinion about Russia.” But he said that in relation to Ukraine, “it seems that we are on the same line.”

Tusk also said that “some questions remain open, such as climate and trade”, where the E. U. is pushing for the full respect of the Paris Memorandum of understanding on the climate-and open multilateral trade agreements.

Brussels trump is the fourth stop on his first foreign trip overseas since taking office. After participating in the NATO summit, and he made his fifth and last stop in Sicily for the G7 summit on Friday.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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