Secretary General addresses the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Bucharest

  • 09 Oct. 2017 -
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  • Last updated: 09 Oct. 2017 10:21

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today (Monday 9th October) attended the NATO Parliamentary Assembly as part of his visit to Romania.

Addressing a plenary session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NPA), which is made up of parliamentarians from NATO Allies and partners, the Secretary General praised the NPA’s role in explaining to the people they represent “what NATO is, and what NATO does”. Acknowledging that the Alliance is facing “many different threats and challenges at the same time”, he outlined steps NATO has taken to strengthen its collective defence, proof that “NATO is an Alliance that keep its promises”. The NPA was also addressed by Klaus Werner Iohannis, the President of Romania, Mr. Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, President of the Senate, Mr. Liviu Dragnea, President of the Chamber of Deputies, and the NPA President, Mr. Paolo Alli.