13.06.2021 – 17:41
Sources from the office of Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis regarding his participation in the NATO summit, suggest that he will meet at 13:20 with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama.
While his meeting with Turkish President Erdogan at 17:05 is expected with special interest during the next day.
Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the June 14 NATO summit would be an opportunity to discuss Turkey-US relations with US President Joe Biden.
He stressed that he would also talk to French President Emmanuel Macron during the summit. “This will be an opportunity to examine the positive and negative sides of Turkey-France relations,” he said.
The leaders will meet in Brussels on Monday for the first time since 2018, meanwhile, the summit will open a new chapter in the alliance’s history by agreeing on “an ambitious and far-sighted NATO agenda for 2030 “, stressed Jens Stoltenberg in front of the journalists.
“This is an important moment for the alliance to adapt to challenges, such as Russia and China, that oppose the rule-based international order, the constant threat of terrorism, sophisticated cyber attacks, disturbing technologies and climate change.”, he stressed.
Stoltenberg added that the group’s strategic concept needs to be reviewed as the world has changed since its adoption in 2010.
He expects leaders to be given the mandate to work on the strategic concept to be adopted in 2022.