NATO Secretary General begins visit to the United States

  • 26 May. 2015 -
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  • Last updated: 26 May. 2015 11:26

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived in Washington D.C. to begin a week-long visit to the United States. Today (26 May 2015), Mr. Stoltenberg will meet US President Barack Obama for talks on the Alliance’s adaptation in the face of new security challenges. Tomorrow, the Secretary General will meet with Secretary of State John Kerry; National Security Advisor Ambassador Susan Rice; Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work, and other senior officials.

On Wednesday, Mr. Stoltenberg will deliver a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C., and meet with key international security experts and opinion leaders.

The Secretary General will travel to Jacksonville, Florida on Thursday to visit the 125th Fighter Wing, Florida Air National Guard. The same day, he will also visit the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia.

Mr. Stoltenberg will finish his trip to the United States on Friday with a visit to Naval Station Mayport in Florida, where he will tour the destroyer USS Carney.