Secretary General praises strong US leadership in talks with President Obama NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen thanked President Barack Obama for his country’s leadership within the Alliance and strong commitment to transatlantic security during talks with the United States president at the White House on Tuesday (8 July 2014) which focused on preparations for this September NATO Summit in Wales. “I am particularly grateful for the support the United States has provided in response to Russia’s unacceptable actions in Ukraine,” the Secretary General said.
NATO Secretary General to discuss Wales Summit with US President NATO Secretary General, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen will discuss preparations for this September’s Summit in Wales and the implications of Russia’s actions in Ukraine on Allied security with President Barack Obama during a three-day visit to the United States starting on Monday (7 July 2014).
NATO mine clearance project advances in Azerbaijan Jeyranchel, in northeastern Azerbaijan covers an area of about 62 square kilometres just along the Georgian border. From 1955 until 1991, the former Soviet Army used the site as a live-firing range. Unexploded ordnance (UXO) and mines remained, much of it hidden underground, threatening security and livelihoods.