In the past the man was head of the Ministry of defence
Friday, July 13, at 88 year of life in Norway died Thorvald Stoltenberg – father of the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
In the message a press-services of the labour party of Norway stated that the politician has long struggled with a serious illness, which because of their age eventually won, and the man died in his own house surrounded by family and friends.
Party leader Jonas Gahr støre expressed his condolences and noted that Stoltenberg, Sr. never had the habit to give up, and people has always been the highest value.
Stoltenberg is a senior from 1979 to 1981, he headed the Ministry of defence of Norway, and from 1987 to 1989, the Ministry of foreign Affairs. Then the politician has been the permanent representative to the UN, after which he returned to head the Ministry of foreign Affairs.
We will remind, earlier the information portal “Znayu” wrote that the General Secretary of the Alliance Jens Stoltenberg told whether Ukraine can count on the prospect to become a future member of NATO.
So, on Thursday, June 7, the head of the defense Ministry Stepan Poltorak was found in the headquarters of NATO Stoltenberg and asked the burning question.
The Secretary-General, in turn, recalled the principle of the open door.
“The principle of open doors is one of the core principles of NATO is actual both for Ukraine and for other countries. As a historical event that the new building of the headquarters of the Alliance I am the first Minister from the partner countries attended the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak”, – said Stoltenberg.
In addition, “Znayu” reported Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General said that at the moment of the revision of the sanctions against Russia can be no question. It is possible to speak only after the change of Moscow’s behavior. Solid position, he announced at a press conference in Brussels.
The journalist asked to comment on the head of the Alliance statement of the new Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte on the revision of anti-Russian sanctions.
“Sanctions are important, they send a clear signal that Russia’s actions in Ukraine have consequences,” – said Stoltenberg.