NATO Secretary General discusses Allied agenda ahead of virtual Defence Ministers Meeting
Today (16 June 2020), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg delivered an online press conference before a virtual meeting of Allied Defence Ministers on 17 and 18 June. The Secretary General set out what Ministers will discuss, including plans for a possible second wave of the coronavirus and updated resilience guidelines.<!IoRangePreExecute>
He also outlined the agenda at this meeting of Defence Ministers, with regard to the next steps for NATO missions and operations, and how the Alliance continues to deliver a strong deterrence and defence. The Secretary General confirmed that Defence Ministers from Finland, Sweden and Australia will join these discussions, as well as EU High Representative/Vice President Borrell.
Read the transcript of the Secretary General's opening remarks here.