The Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation in office, Josep Borrell, has held a bilateral meeting in Brussels with the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, during which they have dealt with various issues in security and defense of the agenda international.

Borrell and Stoltenberg have analyzed the different scenarios that open up after the announcement of the withdrawal by the United States of the Treaty on Intermediate Nuclear Forces (known by its acronym INF), which was followed by a similar announcement by Russia. .

They have also addressed the situation in Afghanistan, where they have found that, although the security situation is worrisome, the NATO remains committed to creating the conditions for peace, training and training the Afghan Security Forces.

Both have also discussed the interaction of NATO with the territory of Kosovo. Minister Josep Borrell has transferred to the Secretary General of NATO his confidence that the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue will finally achieve a mutually acceptable solution to this issue.

Finally, they highlighted the validity of the transatlantic link.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Treaty of Washington, which founded the Atlantic Alliance, an international organization that today has 29 member countries and is close to welcoming the 30th ally, the Republic of Macedonia of the North.

Since joining the Alliance in 1982, Spain has been one of the Member States that has shown the greatest solidarity among allies. Spain has made notable efforts to ensure that NATO is able to respond to all the challenges that threaten the security of its citizens, through its presence in virtually all of NATO's operations, which is valued by our Atlantic partners.

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