Mar 24, 2017

Tillerson will actually attend the NATO meeting

Sait Serkan Gurbuz / AP

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will, indeed, be attending the semiannual NATO meeting in Brussels next Friday, per the AP. This comes after the State Department said he couldn't attend due to a scheduling conflict and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with him to plan a date that would work for everyone.

Why it matters: This will likely reassure alliance countries of America's commitment to NATO, even after Trump has raised doubts about its efficacy.

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