Speeches & transcripts

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16 Dec. 2010

Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the United States Review on Afghanistan and Pakistan

I welcome the release today of the United States’ annual review on Afghanistan and Pakistan. It builds on the decisions on Afghanistan that NATO Allies and Partners took at our summit in Lisbon.
04 Oct. 2010

NATO Secretary General's statement on his meeting with the Foreign Affairs Minister of Pakistan

I had a good, open discussion with the Foreign Minister. I expressed my regret for the incident last week in which Pakistani soldiers lost their lives, and my condolences to the families.
04 Jun. 2010

Joint press briefing by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Yousuf Raza Gilani at NATO HQ

29 Oct. 2009

Statement by the Secretary General on the Peshawar bombing

On behalf of NATO, I strongly condemn the terrible terrorist attack that took place in Peshawar. The scale of the attack, and the huge number of victims, illustrate the importance of Pakistan's ongoing fight against violent extremism. I express my condolences to the families of the many victims.
21 Sep. 2008

Statement by the Secretary General on terrorist bombing in Islamabad

On behalf of all the NATO Allies, I condemn in the strongest possible terms the terrorist bombing of the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad. This grotesque attack, which has caused huge loss of life and great suffering, has no justification whatsoever.
31 Mar. 2008

Statement by the Secretary General on formation of the new Pakistani Government

On behalf of NATO, I congratulate Prime Minister Gilani on the formation of the new, democratically-elected Government in Pakistan.
01 Feb. 2006

Statement by the Secretary General on the end of the NATO mission in Pakistan

Today, the NATO mission to help the people of Pakistan, after last October’s terrible earthquake, has come to an end. Our personnel have left the affected zone around Bagh, on schedule.

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