NATO Secretary General: We will continue to support Afghan security forces NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirmed NATO’s commitment to Afghanistan’s security upon arrival at the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan on Wednesday (5 October 2016). He stressed that the efforts of the international community to promote Afghanistan’s development and NATO’s efforts to strengthen security go hand in hand. “Without security there can be no lasting development and without development there can be no lasting security,” he said.
NATO welcomes deepening cooperation with the Republic of Korea NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se of the Republic of Korea to NATO Headquarters for the first time on Thursday (6 October 2016). The two leaders discussed how to deepen the Alliance’s partnership with Seoul, their continued commitment to Afghanistan, and shared concerns over North Korea.
NATO and Moldova strengthen scientific cooperation NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme launched three projects in support of Moldova’s defence capabilities on Thursday (6 October 2016) in Chișinău. Through the SPS Programme, the Alliance is engaging Moldovan scientists and experts in practical cooperation, forging research networks and supporting capacity building in the country.