NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization

01 Aug. 2009

New Secretary General outlines priorities

On his first day at NATO Headquarters, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen outlined a number of priorities to the press, including assistance to Afghanistan, NATO-Russia relations, cooperation with Mediterranean Dialogue and Istanbul Cooperation Initiative countries, the situation in Kosovo, and the process towards a new Strategic Concept for the Alliance.

His introductory remarks can be found on the NATO website.

On Tuesday 4th August Mr. Rasmussen will chair his first North Atlantic Council Meeting