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Trump backs, prods NATO in Merkel visit

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President Donald Trump greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she arrives at the White House on Friday for the first meeting of the two leaders.

President Donald Trump on Friday said he has "strong support" for NATO and declared he is not an "isolationist" on free trade. But he emphasized during a White House summit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that member nations must contribute their "fair share" to support the security alliance.

During her joint news conference Friday with President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, “It’s always better to talk to one another ...

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