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Congressman Boyle Commemorates NATO’s 70th Anniversary After Leading U.S. Delegation at Parliamentary Assembly Meeting

April 4, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) issued the following statement commemorating today’s 70th anniversary of the formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Last week, Congressman Boyle led the United States delegation of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly for its Spring Standing Committee Meeting in Zagreb, Croatia, which included a celebration of the anniversary. Boyle was selected to the post by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

“I’m thrilled to celebrate NATO’s 70th Anniversary today. The alliance is essential to the national security and economic prosperity of the United States and our allies It has endured nearly a century despite continuous attacks from those threatened by western democracies, and most recently President Trump. I was proud to lead the U.S. delegation of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly for its meeting last week. In Congress and as a member of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, I will continue to focus on strengthening U.S. ties to other member countries and reaffirming our commitment to the alliance so it can endure for generations to come.”

The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed a Joint Meeting of Congress on Wednesday, April 3rd.