NATO Secretary General on Utøya: we must stand for our values, support Ukraine
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed the Workers’ Youth League (Arbeidernes ungdomsfylking, AUF) on the Norwegian island of Utøya on Thursday (4 August 2022), underscoring the importance of continued support for Ukraine.
Photo credit - Johannes Kiese
He noted that Russia’s advance has stalled again, and that Ukraine has demonstrated the ability to strike back and take back territory from the invading Russian forces. He also welcomed swift progress in Finland and Sweden’s path to NATO membership, with 23 Allies ratifying the accession protocols to date.