Munich Security Conference Spotlights Ukraine and INF Treaty

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participates in the Munich Security Conference on February 15, 2019. Photo: NATO
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participates in the Munich Security Conference on February 15, 2019. Photo: NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joined other world leaders in Germany on Friday to participate in the Munich Security Conference. He addressed the conference on the importance of strong multinational institutions and agreements, deterrence and defence, and transatlantic cooperation.

The Munich Security Conference follows the meeting of NATO Defence Ministers in Brussels where Allies discussed a wide range of security issues, including Russia’s violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty).

On Friday, the Secretary General met President Petro Poroshenko to discuss NATO’s strong support for Ukraine and the situation in the region. With President Ashraf Ghani, he discussed prospects for a peaceful settlement in Afghanistan and the importance of NATO’s training mission.

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He also met Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic to discuss Croatia’s contributions to NATO and the situation in the Western Balkans. In his meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the Secretary General discussed the situation in and around Ukrain‎e, the INF Treaty, transparency and risk reduction, as well as the need to support Ambassador Khalilzad’s peace efforts in Afghanistan.

The Munich Security Conference is one of the world’s leading foreign and security policy gatherings. More than 35 heads of state and government are expected to attend, as well as 50 foreign ministers and 30 defence ministers.

Courtesy: NATO

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