The White House announced that US President Donald Trump will receive NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on April 2.
A statement from the White House press office said that on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the alliance, the US president and the NATO Secretary-General would stress the importance of NATO as the “bastion of international peace and security”” statement said.
The statement said that the two sides will discuss the “unprecedented successes” of the alliance, including the commitments “recently increased” to bear the common burdens of the European allies, and ways to discuss the current and evolving challenges facing the Alliance.
Trump and Stoltenberg are due to meet in a special discussion on the day of the meeting and then an expanded bilateral meeting will be held.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was established on the basis of a treaty signed on April 4, 1949 in Washington. It is currently based in Brussels,.