BRUSSELS, Belgium — President Donald Trump capped off his two-day visit at NATO headquarters on Thursday by announcing that the United States allies have agreed to boost defense spending.
“We took in $33 billion more,” Trump said, pointing to increased financial commitments.
Trump also insisted that “everybody in that room got along,” referring to NATO allies.
Before leaving for London, Trump participated in a pair of multilateral meetings focused on Russian aggression and the war in Afghanistan.
"We made a tremendous amount of progress today… they have raised an additional $33 billion that's been put up by the various countries, not including the United States." pic.twitter.com/cbIkKFIZvp
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) 12 juli 2018
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