Secretary General welcomes US Secretary of Defense to meeting of NATO Defence Ministers

  • 12 Oct. 2023 -
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  • Last updated: 12 Oct. 2023 08:55

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III to NATO Headquarters on Thursday (12 October 2023) for a second day of meetings of Allied Defence Ministers.

Short remarks of the NATO Secretary General and the US Secretary of Defense

Mr. Stoltenberg thanked Secretary Austin for the United States’ strong leadership on key issues, including support to Ukraine, the situation in the Middle East, NATO deterrence and defence, and NATO operations and missions.