NATO set to announce a new mission statement in Lisbon

  • 10 Nov. 2010 -
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  • Last updated: 11 Nov. 2010 09:52

The NATO Spokesman, James Appathurai, provided the Brussels-based press corps with a preview of the NATO Summit to be held in Lisbon next week. He particularly addressed the new Strategic Concept expected to be endorsed by the Alliance Heads of State and Government.

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visits  the Feira Internacional de Lisboa (site of the NATO Summit in November 2010).

A framework document reviewed every decade, the Strategic Concept aims to equip the Alliance to effectively approach new and emerging security challenges and guides its future political and military development.