The Prime Minister and NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg met today at the Canadian Forces Base in Petawawa, Ontario.

The Prime Minister emphasized Canada’s steadfast commitment to the Alliance, underscoring Canada’s leadership and contributions to NATO in Latvia and the NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq. The Secretary General thanked Canada for its ongoing contributions.  

The Prime Minister and the Secretary General exchanged views on key global challenges and NATO operations and priorities.  The Prime Minister and the Secretary General stressed the importance of NATO’s role in defending rules-based international order and promoting peace and security.  

The Prime Minister and the Secretary General also discussed the importance of integrating the women, peace and security agenda in NATO operations.  The Secretary-General noted and thanked Canada, in particular, for its contribution to NATO with the strong leadership of women at senior military levels.   


Office of the Prime Minister of Canada

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