President Trump on NATO: 'It's no longer obsolete'

Trump bashed the defense alliance for months on the campaign trail.
1:19 | 04/12/17

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Transcript for President Trump on NATO: 'It's no longer obsolete'
In facing our common challenges. We must also ensure that NATO members meet their financial obligations. And pay. What they know many have not been doing that. The Secretary General and I agree that other member nations must satisfy their responsibility. To contribute 2% of GDP to defense. If other countries pay their fair share instead of relying on the United States. To make up the difference. We will all be much more secure. And our partnership. Will be made that much. Stronger. The Secretary General and I had a productive discussion about what more NATO. Can do in the fight against terrorism. I complained about that a long time ago and they made to change. And now they do fight terrorism. I said it was obsolete. It's no longer absolutely. It's my hope that NATO will take on an increased role. In supporting. Our Iraqi partners. In their battle against diocese. I'm also sending general McMaster to Afghanistan to find out. How we can make progress alongside. Our Afghan partners. And NATO allies.

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