WH: Biden to welcome NATO chief on June 12

Karine Jean-Pierre, White House press secretary

© APA | Karine Jean-Pierre, White House press secretary

# 07 June 2023 22:23 (UTC +04:00)

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre revealed on Wednesday that United States President Joe Biden will welcome North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on June 12 in Washington, APA reports citing Teletrader.

The US head of state and NATO chief will discuss the alliance's upcoming summit in Vilnius. In addition to addressing the war in Ukraine, Biden and Stoltenberg will also talk about initiatives to further bolster allied deterrence and defense, according to the White House press secretary.

The NATO two-day summit will be held in Lithuania's capital city starting from July 11.