NATO Defence Ministers Address Key Issues for Allied Security

Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, General Philippe Lavigne, joined his first NATO Defence Ministers meeting on October 21st and 22nd 2021. Speaking at the start of the two-day meeting, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Ministers will adopt a new set of capability targets for all Allies, “They will also agree an overarching plan for the defence of the Euro-Atlantic area, ensuring we have the right forces in the right place at the right time.”…

Ministers also agreed to the NATO capability targets which help to ensure the Alliance maintains credible deterrence and defence. Allies also reviewed progress in NATO’s response to the growing threat from Russia’s missile systems….

NATO Defence Ministers also agreed the Alliance’s first Artificial Intelligence strategy, which includes standards of responsible use of Al….Ministers also met with NATO’s close partners Finland, Sweden and the European Union to discuss global challenges and how to further strengthen our cooperation.