(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) BRUSSELS, March 20 (KUNA) -- NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana delivered a virtual lecture to the Omani National Defense College on Monday stressing that in a more interconnected world, security is more interlinked.
According to a NATO statement, he underlined the importance of working together as NATO Allies, but also with partners and other like-minded countries, in a more dangerous and competitive age. To that end, he welcomed NATO's regular contacts with the Sultanate of Oman.
The NATO official also touched on the need to tackle global and regional security challenges together, highlighting the importance of NATO's Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI), a partnership forum that brings NATO Allies together with Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
Oman and Saudi Arabia participate in selected activities within the ICI framework, he added. (end)
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