NATO chief, Abe pledge closer security cooperation

Apr 16, 2013

NATO chief, Abe pledge closer security cooperation

by Reiji Yoshida

Visiting NATO Secretary General Anders Rasmussen signed a joint declaration Monday in Tokyo pledging expanded bilateral cooperation in disaster relief, counterterrorism, nonproliferation and maritime security, particularly measures against piracy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Rasmussen inked the four-page statement during a ceremony at the ...