As part of his European tour, US Vice President Mike Pence met with Belgian Prime Minister on February 19, during which they discussed the future of stability in the European Union and efforts to improve relations between the two countries.
Charles Michel, along with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, and met with the penny in the castle Val Duchess in Brussels hours after the vice president attended a security conference in Munich, Germany. Michel said, speaking to the press after the dinner meeting that the two had a conversation in “intense” and “constructive.”
It issued a statement of its own, explaining that “working dinner” was to discuss ways in which the two countries can strengthen ties and discuss steps to deepen the “strong partnership” between the United States and Belgium.
“Leaders agreed on the need to grow jobs, and reduce the regulatory burden, and maintain strong border. They also exchanged views on global challenges, including Ukraine, Turkey, Libya and Iran, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” the White House statement read.
“The vice president on the continued US commitment to NATO, and discussed the leaders on the need to increase the exchange of information to ensure that NATO has the capabilities to meet the century threats of the 21st burden The Vice President expressed his condolences for those who lost in the March attacks in 2016 terrorist in Brussels, the leaders agreed on the need to continue cooperation in combating terrorism, “he continued.
“I bring greetings from Donald Trump,” said pence to meet Michelle and thanked him for welcoming him to Brussels – the city he described as “such a beautiful place.” Trump, however, does not share the same opinion and, during his campaign, and referred to the city as the “rat hole.”