On 14 and 15 October 2022, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Bauer was in Iceland, where he attended the Arctic Circle Assembly and met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ms Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir, the Chief of Defence, Mr Jonas Allansson and former President of Iceland Mr Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson. […]
Meeting with Ms Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir, the Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs, and former President of Iceland Mr Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, Admiral Bauer reiterated the key role Iceland plays in the region, as a NATO Ally but also as a member of the Arctic Council. He also highlighted that when Finland and Sweden join our Alliance, seven of the eight members of the Arctic Council will be NATO Allies. “With this level of integration, we will be able to better determine NATO’s role in the High North as well as benefit from more assets in the region”. Läs artikel
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