NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Tuesday unprecedented levels of cooperation between the EU and NATO ahead of a meeting with the EU Foreign Affairs Council.
The Secretary General noted that stronger European defence can contribute to fairer burden-sharing within NATO, but stressed the need for complementarity between NATO and EU efforts.
“NATO remains the bedrock for European security,” he said, adding that he will also discuss the INF Treaty with EU ministers.
The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) is a 1987 arms control agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union (or the Russian Federation).
“We should all call on Russia to ensure full and transparent compliance with the INF Treaty because we don’t want a new arms race and the INF Treaty has been important for our security for decades,” Mr. Stoltenberg suggested.
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