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McConnell says not worried about Trump withdrawing U.S. from NATO

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McConnell says not worried about Trump withdrawing U.S. from NATO

McConnell says not worried about Trump withdrawing U.S. from NATO
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican in the U.S. Senate, Mitch McConnell, on Wednesday said he was not worried that President Donald Trump will withdraw the country from NATO, as Trump, who has a history of fiercely criticizing and occasionally scrapping international agreements, travelled to a major summit of NATO members.

McConnell also said "there is nothing inherently wrong" about Trump meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin while he is in Europe. The two leaders plan to meet alone, without any extra staff.

(Reporting by Amanda Becker; Writing by Lisa Lambert; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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