24 ianuarie 2021

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


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 [...]