NATO Defence Ministers concluded a two-day meeting on Friday (14 June 2024) to prepare the Washington Summit in July, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told a press conference following the second day of the meetings of NATO Defence Ministers, Report informs.

They discussed strengthening NATO’s deterrence and defense and support for Ukraine.

On Ukraine, ministers agreed a plan on how NATO will lead the coordination of security assistance and training.

“This will allow NATO leaders to launch this effort at the Washington Summit in July, putting our support to Ukraine on a firmer footing for years to come,” said Stoltenberg.