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NATO chief: United States needs Europe for its security too

Speaking at the commemoration of NATO's 75th anniversary, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg highlighted the interdependence between Europe and North America, noting that Europe relies on North America for its security while European allies contribute world-class militaries, intelligence networks, and diplomatic leverage, thereby enhancing North America's capabilities. Stoltenberg stressed the importance of this partnership in multiplying the collective strength of NATO.

Reuters WORLD
Published April 04,2024

NATO not only strengthens Europe's security, but also makes North America stronger, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday at the commemoration of the alliance's 75th anniversary.

"Europe needs North America for its security," Stoltenberg said at a ceremony at NATO's headquarters in Brussels.

"At the same time, North America also needs Europe. European Allies provide world-class militaries, vast intelligence networks and unique diplomatic leverage. Multiplying America's might."