NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is paying a visit to Latvia June 19 and used the occasion to insist the alliance had a highly effective defensive system in place, reports. 

Stoltenberg visited Adazi military base for a ceremony marking the official welcome for Canadian troops who are leading the multinational battalion stationed in the country to deter potential Russian aggression.

A press conference at Adazi saw the Secretary General standing alongside Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis, President Raimonds Vejonis and Canadian defense minister Harjit Sajjan.

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