NATO Secretary General visits Washington DC
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Thursday (13 September 2018) to discuss NATO’s continued adaptation, fairer burden-sharing within the Alliance, the implementation of the decisions taken at the NATO Summit in July and preparations for upcoming NATO ministerials.
During his visit, the Secretary General also met the Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor, Ambassador John Bolton.
Mr Stoltenberg met with members of the US Senate NATO Observer Group and of the Foreign Relations Committee, as well as Members of the House of Representatives. They discussed the importance of the Alliance to the security of the US, as well as current security challenges.
On Friday (14 September), the Secretary General will deliver a keynote speech at the Heritage Foundation on the value of NATO in the 21st century.