Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaking on Wednesday at a joint meeting in Brussels of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Subcommittee on Security and Defence to discuss the Nato summit decisions and on cooperation between Nato and the European Union. Photo: ZUMA Press Wire/dpa
Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaking on Wednesday at a joint meeting in Brussels of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Subcommittee on Security and Defence to discuss the Nato summit decisions and on cooperation between Nato and the European Union. Photo: ZUMA Press Wire/dpa
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Nato chief, challenged on the need to confront China, cites its military build-up and rights record

  • ‘For me, respecting human rights are essential,’ Jens Stoltenberg, Nato secretary general, tells European Parliament committee
  • Hearing discusses Nato’s new ‘strategic concept’, which identifies China as a ‘systemic challenge to Euro-Atlantic security’

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaking on Wednesday at a joint meeting in Brussels of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Subcommittee on Security and Defence to discuss the Nato summit decisions and on cooperation between Nato and the European Union. Photo: ZUMA Press Wire/dpa
Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaking on Wednesday at a joint meeting in Brussels of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Subcommittee on Security and Defence to discuss the Nato summit decisions and on cooperation between Nato and the European Union. Photo: ZUMA Press Wire/dpa
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