1. Donald Trump arrives in Brussels to attend NATO summit

Donald Trump arrives in Brussels to attend NATO summit

United States President Donald Trump arrived in Brussels on the fourth leg of his first foreign trip since taking office after visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Vatican City.

By: | Brussels | Published: May 25, 2017 9:05 AM
The US President met Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel after meeting King Philippe. (Reuters)

United States President Donald Trump arrived in Brussels on the fourth leg of his first foreign trip since taking office after visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Vatican City. Trump and his wife Melania were accorded a royal welcome upon their arrival in the city which he once called as a “hellhole due to issues stemming from Muslim immigration.

The US President met Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel after meeting King Philippe. Trump, during his meeting with Prime Minister Michel, pledged to work together on various problems and emphasised that terrorism was number one problem, CNBC News reported.

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Trump is scheduled to meet European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, followed by an expanded session that will include European Parliament President Antonio Tajani.

He will also be meeting French President Emmanuel Macron and then head to NATO summit which will include a discussion focused on military spending and fighting terrorism.Trump will then fly on to Sicily for a meeting of the G7 economic powers.

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