Statement by the Press Secretary on President Trump’s Travel to Brussels and NATO Meetings

Office of the Press Secretary
March 21, 2017

President Donald J. Trump will travel to Brussels, Belgium, for the May 25, 2017, meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Heads of State and Government. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced the Leaders Meeting date earlier today. The President looks forward to meeting with his NATO counterparts to reaffirm our strong commitment to NATO, and to discuss issues critical to the alliance, especially allied responsibility-sharing and NATO’s role in the fight against terrorism. In addition to the President’s participation in the NATO Leaders Meeting, the President will also welcome Secretary General Stoltenberg to the White House on April 12, 2017, where they will talk about how to strengthen the alliance to cope with challenges to national and international security.”