NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg’s visit to UK

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited UK on November 23 and met with Prime Minister May and Defence Secretary Michael Fallon. Among other important subjects, the leaders of UK and NATO discussed on the importance of all NATO members to increase their Defence spending, NATO’s cyber capabilities, and how to adapt to the new security environment and counter the emerging threats.  The Secretary General praised UK for its enduring commitments both financially and by contributing troops by stating:                                                     “UK is a strong ally at the heart of NATO

Bilateral meeting between NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister Theresa May




Prime Minister May and Secretary General Stoltenberg during their meeting.  London November 23, 2016 © NATO Public Affairs


The  spokesperson of PM Office highlighted:

  “The Prime Minister reaffirmed the UK’s unwavering support for NATO and said we will remain a cornerstone of the Alliance.”

 “The two leaders also discussed the recent US election and the importance of the transatlantic bond to security.  Secretary General Stoltenberg relayed his recent conversation with President-elect Donald Trump, in which they had agreed on the enduring importance of NATO. ”   Nov 23, 2016 © PM May’s Office                                   

  1. Additional: NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg statements during his visit to UK 
  2.  NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s speech  at the Oxford Union

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