President Trump is set to meet with the NATO chief in Washington D.C. just two days before the 70th anniversary of the alliance.
The president is expected to meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House on Tuesday in hopes of strengthening the alliance.
The White House released a statement saying the pair would highlight the importance of the alliance and celebrate increased commitments from other nations in the bloc.
President Trump has made it clear in the past there are nations in the alliance that need to allocate more funding for the bloc’s betterment.
The United States allocates 3.5% of its GDP to defense spending, which is the highest among NATO’s members.
Stoltenberg announced just weeks ago a leaders’ summit for the alliance scheduled to take place in London in December this year.