NATO Deputy Secretary General highlights long-standing and mutually beneficial partnership between NATO and Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • 18 Mar. 2021 -
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  • Last updated: 18 Mar. 2021 17:03

Today (18 March 2021), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană talked about the development of relations between NATO and Bosnia and Herzegovina and about the Alliance’s continued commitment to stability in the Western Balkans, at an international conference on “Euro-Atlantic Processes in Bosnia and Herzegovina” organized by the University of Mostar.

The Deputy Secretary General underscored NATO’s firm support to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s ongoing efforts to reform their defence and security institutions, through the daily activities of NATO Headquarters Sarajevo. He highlighted other important areas of practical support from NATO, including new technologies, disaster response, explosives detection, cyber defence, countering disinformation and scientific cooperation. Deputy Secretary General Geoană also welcomed Bosnia and Herzegovina’s important contributions to euro-atlantic security and restressed that cooperation will continue to be informed by NATO’s full respect for the country’s sovereignty and independence.

Read the full transcript here.