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NATO talks unity, thanks Norway. Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the Alliance’s headquarters. The 4th May meeting was scheduled in order to discuss the Alliance’s adaptations for a more demanding security environment, Jens Stoltenberg, Norway’s former PM, thanked Norway for its “important contributions to NATO’s defence and deterrence, as well as efforts to project stability” during this week’s event.

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NATO talks unity, thanks Norway

Published on Friday, 5th May, 2017 at 22:45 under the news category, by Sarah Bostock.

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the Alliance’s headquarters.

NATO SG Jens Stoltenberg
NATO SG Jens Stoltenberg
Photo: NATO/Flickr


The 4th May meeting was scheduled in order to discuss the Alliance’s adaptations for a more demanding security environment,

Jens Stoltenberg, Norway’s former PM, thanked Norway for its “important contributions to NATO’s defence and deterrence, as well as efforts to project stability” during this week’s event.

He also mentioned Norway’s contribution in Afghanistan, and the Scandinavian country’s planned participation in the NATO battlegroup in Lithuania.

Moreover, Mr Stoltenberg talked about Norway’s support for NATO partners such as Georgia, Ukraine, and Jordan, as well as for being the host nation for the Joint Warfare Centre in western Norway’s Stavanger.

The meeting was also intended as preparations for the meeting of NATO leaders on 25th May in Brussels.

Amongst those scheduled to attend are US President Donald Trump and the new French President.

Norway is a founding member of the NATO Alliance, which consists of 28 countries.

These are: Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.



Published on Friday, 5th May, 2017 at 22:45 under the news category, by Sarah Bostock.

This post has the following tags: nato, military, alliance, paywall.





  
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