NATO Allies agreed on 24 March 2022 to extend the mandate of Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg by a further year, until 30 September 2023.
Allies thanked the Secretary General for his leadership and dedication, particularly at this critical moment for international security.
Norge er ett av ti Nato-land som bruker mer enn to prosent av brutto nasjonalprodukt på forsvar.
2.03 prosent bruker Norge på forsvar, ifølge de siste tallene fra Nato. De ble offentliggjort denne uken.
Ti land bruker mer enn to prosent på forsvar i 2020. Norge er på 10. plass. I fjor var Norge på 12. plass.
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Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper welcomed Norwegian Defense Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen to the Pentagon for talks on the U.S.-Norway partnership and the way forward for the NATO alliance.
Bakke-Jensen and Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited U.S. Marines and sailors in North Carolina and Virginia yesterday. Bakke-Jensen said he enjoyed meeting the Marines — many of whom deployed to Norway — and specifically cited the establishment of the U.S. 2nd Fleet in Norfolk as a concrete example of the U.S. commitment to Europe.
“The security relationship between the United States and Norway is robust and only continues to grow,” Esper said at the beginning of today’s Pentagon meeting. “As co-founders of NATO, we share similar priorities, similar values of democracy and human rights and the desire to invest in a stronger alliance.”
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