24 ianuarie 2021

New SecDef Lloyd Austin's First Foreign Leader Call Went to NATO Chief

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New Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's first overseas phone call after taking charge at the Pentagon went to the head of NATO -- a sign of the Biden administration's intention to repair and strengthen the trans-Atlantic alliance.Austin, a retired Army general, made the phone call to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg shortly after arriving at the Pentagon at noon Friday following his confirmation by the Senate, according to a Defense Department readout of the call."The two leaders discussed [...]