Arriving in Bucharest on Monday (28 November 2022) ahead of meetings of NATO Foreign Ministers, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked President Klaus Iohannis for Romania’s strong commitment to the Alliance. The two leaders discussed security in the Black Sea region and the challenges posed by Russia’s illegal war in Ukraine.

Mr Stoltenberg said that at their meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday, NATO Foreign Ministers would address ways to step up support for Ukraine, as well as other partners facing Russian pressure – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia and Moldova.