NATO confident of Trump leadership in alliance

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday, he was certain that Donald Trump as U.S. president will lead the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and he is hoping to speak to the president-elect soon.

Reuters| Updated: Nov 18, 2016, 17:09 PM IST

BRUSSELS: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday, he was certain that Donald Trump as U.S. president will lead the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and he is hoping to speak to the president-elect soon.

"I am absolutely confident that President Trump will maintain U.S leadership in the alliance," Stoltenberg told a conference in Brussels, saying his team was seeking to set up a telephone call with the president-elect.