The head of the Munich Security Conference says the uncertainty associated with the new US administration has called into question the stability of the Transatlantic relationship.
Trump, Brexit, EU and NATO crises – international politics are currently being turned on their head. All eyes are now on the Munich Security Conference, where US Vice President Mike Pence is expected to arrive on Friday.
Von der Leyen kicked off the international security meeting by calling for a more globally committed United States. The US Defense Secretary affirmed the importance of Europe to the US and praised German troops.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is to meet US Vice President Mike Pence next week, when she attends the Munich Security Conference. It will be the first time she meets any senior member of the new Washington administration.
Each February, Munich takes center stage in global politics. Here are eight important facts about the Munich Security Conference.
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