Global security challenges on the agenda at Davos

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is addressing global security challenges at the World Economic Forum in Davos. On Friday (22 January 2016), Mr Stoltenberg will take part in a plenary session on the global security outlook together with Afghan President Dr Ashraf Ghani and US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter. Mr Stoltenberg will also attend a range of other sessions dealing with topical issues, from confronting hybrid threats to responding to the refugee crisis.

DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 17JAN11 - Aerial Photo of Davos, the biggest tourism metropolis of the Swiss alps, captured before the opening of the Annual Meeting 2011 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 17, 2011. Davos is in the middle of Swiss Alps and the city for holidays, sports, congresses, health, development and culture.  Copyright by World Economic Forum swiss-image.ch/Photo by Andy Mettler

Mr Stoltenberg held bilateral talks with some of NATO’s key partners. With President Ghani, he discussed the security situation in Afghanistan and NATO’s continued commitment to the country through its mission to train, advise and assist Afghan forces. He agreed with the Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid on the need to further enhance cooperation in the fight against terrorism. In a meeting with Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the Secretary General reaffirmed NATO’s commitment to Georgia’s territorial integrity, and discussed the implementation of the substantial NATO-Georgia package, including the progress made by the NATO-Georgia Joint Training ‎and Evaluation Centre.

Source: NATO

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L. J. De Rothschild

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NATO Section

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