Thursday, October 4, 2012

Hillary Clinton Congratulates Anders Rasmussen

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen prepare to unveil the logo of the Chicago summit meeting following a NATO foreign ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels December 8, 2011. REUTERS/Sebastien Pirlet (BELGIUM - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS)

NATO Secretary General Rasmussen's Extension

Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
October 4, 2012

The United States congratulates NATO Secretary General Rasmussen on the extension of his mandate for a fifth year. This is a well-deserved acknowledgment of his outstanding leadership and tireless commitment to sustaining and strengthening the Alliance. He also has overseen the development of a new Strategic Concept and a bold plan of action to ensure we have the tools required to confront a changing and uncertain landscape. We look forward to continuing to work with him in the years to come.