Allied leaders discussed the need to continue to strongly support Ukraine in the short and long term before the NATO summit in Madrid.
The future decisions of the summit were discussed in The Hague, which the document calls “historic and transformative”.
The discussion focused on the need to continue strong support for Ukraine in the short and long term.
“And I look forward to welcoming President Zelenskyy to his address to NATO leaders at our summit in Madrid,” Stoltenberg said.
He noted that NATO has strengthened its ability to defend every inch of Allied territory, in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Madrid summit will decide on the next steps in strengthening NATO.
Also, Allied leaders discussed the need to invest more in NATO’s defense and funding at The Hague meeting.
It is also reported that the next NATO Strategic Concept will be agreed in Madrid, which will include an assessment of the changed security environment and the Alliance’s basic values and objectives.