I'm glad to announce that President Erdogan has agreed to forward the accession protocol for Sweden to the grand national assembly as soon as possible.
We welcome Finland as the newest member of our alliance. We will raise the Finnish flag for the first time here at the NATO headquarters. 31 flags flying together as a symbol of unity and our solidarity.
NATO Allies condemn Russia's invasion of Ukraine in the strongest possible terms.
Peace in our continent has been shattered. We now have war in Europe, on a scale and of a type we thought belong to history.
People moving to Norway has made Norway richer, economically, but also our culture has become more rich in many ways.
NATO is a defensive alliance.
(als Generalsekretär der NATO)
Evil can kill a person, but never conquer a nation.