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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 5, 2017

READOUT OF THE PRESIDENT'S CALL WITH NATO SECRETARY GENERAL JENS STOLTENBERG

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg about the United States'
strong support for NATO. The leaders discussed how to encourage all NATO allies to meet their defense
spending commitments. Additionally, the parties discussed the potential for a peaceful resolution of the conflict
along the Ukrainian border. The parties agreed to continue close coordination and cooperation to address the full
range of security challenges facing NATO. President Trump agreed to join in a meeting of NATO leaders in
Europe in late May.
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