Nato chief backs Trump: allies can do more in MidEast

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Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg spoke with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday and agreed that the western allies should take a more prominent role in the Middle East.

"The President asked the secretary general for Nato to become more involved in the Middle East," a Nato statement said, after the call between Washington and Brussels.

"They agreed that Nato could contribute more to regional stability and the fight against international terrorism."

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