Secretary General: New Zealand is one of NATO’s closest global partners

  • 06 Aug. 2019 -
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  • Last updated: 05 Aug. 2019 23:17

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised the cooperation between NATO and New Zealand on Tuesday (6 August 2019) and described how the partnership strengthened international security. Speaking alongside Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Mr. Stoltenberg highlighted that over the years, NATO and New Zealand have worked together to end conflicts in the Balkans, fight piracy off the Horn of Africa, and patrol the Mediterranean. The Secretary General also discussed with the Prime Minister New Zealand’s important contributions in the fight against terrorism, including its role in NATO’s training mission in Afghanistan.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Jacinda Ardern Prime Minister of New Zealand