Jens Stoltenberg: Next secretary general of NATO
The Atlantic Council has appointed Jens Stoltenberg as the next Secretary General of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). Mr. Stoltenberg will replace Denmark’s Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen and take over as leader of the 28-nation military alliance in October 2014.
Jens Stoltenberg was Prime Minister of Norway from 2000-01 and again from 2005-13. Norway was a founding member of NATO in 1949, and Stoltenberg is the first Norwegian to serve as Secretary-General