NATO’s 70th anniversary - Foreign Ministers meeting in Washington (3-4 April 2019) [fr]
Jean-Yves le Drian attended NATO Foreign Ministers meeting in Washington on the 3rd and 4th of April 2019 on the occasion of NATO’s 70th anniversary. Find more about the event and read NATO Foreign Ministers Statement.
NATO Foreign Ministers met in Washington D.C. on the 3rd of April to mark the 70th anniversary of the Alliance. On the 4th of April, two working sessions and a working lunch took place, focusing on security challenges and the transatlantic bond.
The main topics of discussion were : security in the Black Sea Region, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the fight against terrorism as well as burden-sharing in the Alliance.
Furthermore, on the 2nd of April, NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, first met with the President of the United-States at the White House before delivering a speech on the 3rd of April at a joint session of the United-States Congress where he reaffirmed the importance of the Alliance unity.