NATO summit kicks off in Brussels

NATO summit kicks off in Brussels



NATO heads of state summit with Afghanistan on its agenda has kicked off a few minutes back in Brussels.

Heads of states and collation partners from 43 countries, including US President Donald Trump, United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Markel, participate in the annual summit.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters ahead of the summit inauguration that the alliance will discuss NATO defence budget, the alliance defence capabilities, train and advice mission in Iraq, terrorism, fight against Daesh in Iraq and other issues.

He said in the second day of the summit NATO members will discuss the situation in Afghanistan with their Afghan partners.

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