NATO Leaders Agree To Extend Stoltenberg’s Term By One Year

Last Updated: March 24, 2022 – By RFE/RL

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a news conference on the eve of a NATO summit, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Brussels, Belgium March 23
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a news conference on the eve of a NATO summit, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Brussels, Belgium March 23

NATO has agreed to extend Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg’s term by one year to oversee the security alliance’s response to Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.

“Allies thanked the secretary-general for his leadership and dedication, particularly at this critical moment for international security,” NATO said in announcing the extension on March 24.

Stoltenberg, a trained economist who was also once Norway’s prime minister, was chosen to head the Norwegian central bank in February. He had agreed to serve out his term in Brussels, which ends on September 30, before taking up his new post around December 1.

NATO said Stoltenberg’s term will now end on September 30, 2023.

“As we face the biggest security crisis in a generation, we stand united to keep our alliance strong and our people safe,” Stoltenberg said at an extraordinary meeting of the security alliance over Russia’s war against Ukraine.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine one month ago has triggered Europe’s largest military conflict since World War II, leading the alliance to to fundamentally rethink its defense policies.

https://www.rferl.org/a/nato-stoltenberg-extension-ukraine-invasion/31768486.html

6 comments

  1. A “trained economist.” Really? They forgot to mention that this useless prick is a trained Marxist.
    This confirms what I have said for years : that NATO is not fit for purpose and is crawling with putinoid scum.

  2. The European pension club rewarded it’s leader another year of leadership for doing nothing to stop Putin’s genocide on Ukraine. NATO has lost its reputation and it looks like the members want to destroy it completely.

      • But not from Ukraine. I consider Donbas and neutrality total bullshit. Never gonna happen! Instead of that Putin will shoot himself in the back four times while the ruSSian army will claimed he slipped on wet roubles and broke his ass.

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