Juncker meets Stoltenberg: “Stronger EU means stronger NATO and stronger NATO means stronger EU”


NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (L) shakes hands with the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, as he is welcomed to the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, 10 March 2015.

President Juncker appeared “encouraged” as the need of strong cooperation between EU and NATO becomes obvious.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker underlined “the importance of NATO operations in the Aegean sea”, in line with the recent EU - Turkey Summit conclusions. Both President Juncker and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg appeared to be convinced that “EU - NATO cooperation will lead to substantial reduction of irregular crossings”, with better management of EU’s external borders, after their meeting in the European Commission's headquarters in Brussels.

“The security environ...

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