Latvian International Minister Kristianis Karins on Sunday expressed his want to affix the listing of contenders for the submit of NATO Secretary Common, which is at present held by Jens Stoltenberg.
This was reported by Bloomberg, Ukrinform noticed.
On the situation that Latvia decides to run for the submit of Secretary Common (NATO – ed.), Dr. Kristianis Karins is able to be a part of the competitors, in accordance with MFA Latvia’s spokesperson.
The doc additionally states that Karins will provide to contribute to the Alliance because of his management expertise as prime minister, a transparent understanding of the menace coming from Russia, a agency stance on Ukraine, and confirmed expertise in constructing worldwide consensus.
Kristianis Karins served as Prime Minister of Latvia from 2019 to August 2023. He was additionally the top of the Latvian authorities, having served the longest for the reason that nation regained independence in 1991.
It ought to be recalled that on November 15, Prime Minister Kaja Kallas of Estonia additionally introduced her readiness to imagine the submit of NATO Secretary Common.
In July, NATO allies determined to increase Jens Stoltenberg’s mandate as NATO Secretary Common for one more 12 months, till October 1, 2024.
The Allies put ahead a number of candidates for the place of the top of NATO, however failed to achieve an settlement on appointing any of these.