Meeting between Trump and Putin Fully in Line with NATO Policy. Jens Stoltenberg thinks it is ‘positive’ that US President Donald Trump meets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week. ‘That is completely in line with the NATO policy’ concerning Russia. ‘
Trump and Putin will meet in Helsinki on Monday, July 16th. Some observers had argued that their conversation could influence the course of the NATO summit in Brussels. But Jens Stoltenberg stated on Tuesday that he sees no problem, posted by Planet Blog.
‘The meeting is fully in line with the NATO policy, which focuses on deterrence, but also on dialogue. We do not want a new Cold War and no new arms race, “said NATO’s Secretary General.
‘Even with a difficult relationship between the West and Russia, it is important to maintain the dialogue. Perhaps it is even more important to keep talking to each other, to avoid misunderstandings. ‘
Trump lands in Brussels on Tuesday evening around 9:00 PM and then begins a journey through Europe. After the NATO summit, he will visit the United Kingdom, after which the meeting with the Russian president will take place.
“Honestly, I think the meeting with Putin will be the easiest of all. Who could have thought that? “, He said shortly before his departure from the American media.