He made the comments during a tense visit by US Vice-President Mike Pence – who caused anger in the corridoors of Brussels for failing to even mention the EU during a speech in Germany over the weekend.
Belgian PM Charles Michel said he had made his views on the strength of the European Union clear to Mr Pence during a working dinner.
He said: “That message was given. I feel that it has been heard by Mr Pence.
Charles Michel said the EU would not crumble during a tense visit with Mike Pence
There is no question of allowing fragmentation of the European Union
"There is no question of allowing fragmentation of the European Union."
Mr Michel described the meeting as “intense” but “constructive”.
However, in a slap in the face to the Europhile, a White House spokesman once again failed to even mention the bloc during its post-meeting statement, instead focusing on NATO and terrorism.
Charles Michel hosting US Vice President Charles Michel during his trip to Belgium
He said: “The vice president emphasised the enduring US commitment to NATO and the leaders discussed the need for greater burden sharing to ensure NATO has the capabilities to meet 21st century threats.
“The vice president expressed his condolences for those lost in the March 2016 terrorist attacks in Brussels, and the leaders agreed on the need to continue cooperating on counterterrorism.”
The pair then shared an excruciating 46-second press conference before ending the visit.
The brief and awkward exchange was a far cry from the lengthy love-ins European leaders used to enjoy with Barack Obama, who was a self-declared fan of the Brussels project.
Charles Michel said Mike Pence's visit to Belgium was "intense"
EU mandarins were also frustrated by Mr Pence’s Munich Security Conference speech last weekend.
French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said the appearance had done little to calm nerves on the continent, adding that he was “struck that [Pence] had not at any moment mentioned the EU”.
Mike Pence was visiting Belgium to discuss European matters on behalf of Donald Trump
He fumed: “I don’t want to accuse Pence prematurely. He is going to Brussels on Monday and I hope that we will have a clear response on this question because Donald Trump gave the impression that he welcomes Brexit and that there would be more to come.
“The future will give more clarity on all the issues. I don’t believe in everyone for himself, in solving questions through force or through deals.”
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