Trump said he was committed to NATO’s Article 5

President Donald Trump celebrated American strategic partnership with Romania and the leadership of Romanian President Klaus Ionannis at a joint news conference in the White House Friday. Trump declared for the first time his commitment to Article 5 of the NATO charter, which pledges mutual defense for any member under attack. This he refused to do at the Brussels summit last month. Romania was a valuable member of the coalition to fight terror, he said and 23 of its citizens had paid he ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan. Asked if Rumania was scared of Russian aggression, Ionnis said: “Our answer is: be prepared.”

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