Trump arrived at European Union headquarters Thursday morning. He was greeted by the group’s president, Daily Mail UK reports.
Trump publicly cheered for the dissolution of the body when the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU last summer.
The visit comes as part of Trump’s first international trip. The nine-day tour has included rapturous receptions in Saudi Arabia and Israel, and a polite meeting with Pope Francis in Rome.
U.S. President Donald Trump woke to a gorgeous spring morning in Brussels – and a huge flag from Greenpeace criticizing his policies.
Around 7 a.m., the environmental group got on top of a construction crane close to the U.S. embassy where Trump stayed overnight and unfurled a huge banner saying “#RESIST.”
Two activists were up in the air to make sure the flag hung straight and would be clearly visible.
Greenpeace has been an ardent critic of Trump’s environmental views on climate change and global warming. Those issues will take central stage at the G7 summit in Sicily starting Friday.
President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe Thursday to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.
Trump is slated to attend his first meeting of NATO, the decades-long partnership that has been rattled by the new president’s wavering on honoring its bonds.
Trump has mused about pulling out of the pact because he believed other countries were not paying their fair share. He also has so far refused to commit to abiding by Article 5, in which member nations vow to come to each other’s defense.
The president is slated to meet with the heads of European Union institutions after having publicly cheered for the dissolution of the body when the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU.