THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 28, 2018

*Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal*

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President Donald J. Trump welcomed President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal to the White House on June 27, 2018. The visit marked the culmination of the Month of Portugal in the United States, a nationwide celebration of the cultural and economic ties between our two countries. President Trump and President Rebelo de Sousa discussed the expansion of our security and economic partnership, including diversification of European energy resources, joint efforts to strengthen NATO, and Portugals plan to meet the Alliances defense spending targets.

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