151008defmin250151007bilateral250On Wednesday, 7 October 2015, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with several NATO countries Defence Ministers.

Ministers will take further steps to reinforce the Alliance's collective defence and look at its long-term adaptation. They discussed the implications of Russia's military activity, as well as the measures NATO is taking to adapt to the growing challenges from the South and the East. The situation in Syria and Afghanistan was also addressed. The Secretary General also had his first bilateral meeting with Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, French Air Force General Denis Mercier.