NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization

12 Mar. 2012

NATO Secretary General calls for closer NATO-EU cooperation in an age of austerity

On 12 March 2012, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addressed the chairpersons of the foreign affairs committees of the European Union member’s states parliaments at a conference in Copenhagen.

In his speech, the Secretary General called for closer consultation and cooperation between NATO and the European Union to avoid duplication of efforts and to achieve a more effective use of resources in times of economic austerity.