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    Obama Says Confident US to Remain Committed to Defense of NATO Allies

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    Outdoing US President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday that the United States would continue its commitment to defense of all NATO allies.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Throughout his campaign, US President-elect Donald Trump repeatedly backed review of Washington’s relations with its NATO allies and expressed support for the idea that they should pay a fair price for the United States providing their security.

    "Today’s NATO, the world’s greatest alliance, is as strong and ready as it’s ever been. And I am confident that just as America’s commitment to the transatlantic alliances endured for seven decades whether it’s been under Democratic or Republican administration that commitment will continue including our pledge and treaty obligation to defend every ally," Obama said in a speech in Greece.

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