PRAGUE--(ENEWSPF)--12 November 2012. Investment in defence and security remains essential despite the economic crisis, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told European and North American parliamentarians at the annual NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Prague today.
The Secretary General urged the lawmakers to halt the slide in defence spending and increase it once the economic situation improves to ensure that NATO is able to deal with security challenges. “We need to stop the decline and then we need to reverse it,” the Secretary General said. “I believe that is possible but it is going to require . . .