Secretary General welcomes US Secretary of State to NATO

NATO

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (14 April 2021). Mr. Stoltenberg called the meeting an opportunity to “closely coordinate and consult with all Allies” on the future of the mission in Afghanistan, as well as Russia’s aggressive actions in and around Ukraine, and preparations for the NATO Summit.

The Secretary General will later meet with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, and the two Secretaries will then participate in a meeting of the North Atlantic Council by video conference with all Allied foreign and defence ministers.

Read the remarks by the Secretary General and the US Secretary of State here.

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