U.S. Senate backs Montenegro's membership in NATO | Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve the expansion of NATO to allow Montenegro to join the alliance.

As voting continued, the vote was 86 to 2 in favour of Montenegro's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. The vote sends the issue to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature.

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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Updated Date: Mar 29, 2017 03:00:07 IST

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