NATO Allies select Mark Rutte as next Secretary General

  • 26 Jun. 2024 -
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  • Last updated: 27 Jun. 2024 14:53

On Wednesday (26 June 2024), the North Atlantic Council decided to appoint Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte as the next Secretary General of NATO, succeeding Jens Stoltenberg. Mr Rutte will assume his functions as Secretary General from 1 October 2024, when Mr Stoltenberg’s term expires after ten years at the helm of the Alliance.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg meets with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte