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Obviously, it is important that there be financial contributions, and a 2% target is one that we all agreed to. But we also recognize that there are many ways of evaluating one's contributions to NATO. When you look at the countries that regularly step up, delivering troops, participating in missions, being there to do the heavy lifting in the alliance, Germany and Canada have always been among the strongest actors in NATO.
We will be taking on a framework mission in Latvia, leading the battle group there as an important part of strengthening NATO's eastern flank. That is something that we will always continue to stand for.