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Two other candidates for NATO SG

(B2) The Canadian Defense Minister, Peter Gordon MacKay (photo), is increasingly cited as a possible candidate for the post of Secretary General of NATO. Legally trained, lawyer, Crown prosecutor in Nova Scotia, member of the Canadian Conservative Party, federal MP since 1997, he was Minister of Foreign Affairs before becoming, in October 2008, Minister of Defence.

Note also a Bulgarian candidacy, that of Solomon Passy, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Policy, former Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Simeon of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and the MNSE (National Movement for Security and Development) member of the government coalition and ranked in the center.

On the list of the various candidates for different European posts, read here


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).

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  • The candidacy of a Canadian politician for the post of Secretary General of NATO is excellent news!

    Provided of course that this candidacy is that of a personality with a long experience of international relations and strategic and politico-military files.

    Without predicting the future that could be reserved for it, it presents the very great interest of recalling in the most beautiful way that the Atlantic Alliance is not an alliance reserved for European States and the United States!

    Consequently, all the scenarios which envisage transforming it into an alliance between the United States and the European Union must be re-examined in the light of this confirmation!

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