Vice-President Mike Pence, speaking at the Munich conference, tried to allay the fears of Europeans from the effects of the presidency of Donald trump. It is reported Bloomberg.
“The United States strongly supports NATO and unwavering in our commitment to the Transatlantic Alliance,” said Pence “on behalf of President trump” at its first international meeting.
“Know this: the U.S. will continue to attract Russia to justice, even while we search for new touch points, as you know, trump believes that they can be found,” said the US President.
While Pence has said that the U.S. will continue to support the deployment of new NATO forces in Eastern Europe to combat Russian attempts “the power to rewrite the world border.”
Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump during a speech at the headquarters of the Central command of the armed forces of the United States stated that it supported NATO, but requested that the Alliance “has made a full and proper financial contribution”.
Even before the inauguration of U.S. President Donald trump has repeatedly criticized NATO. In particular, he said he believes the Alliance is “outdated” organization. Such rhetoric trump has caused concern among NATO’s European members.