“We must agree on our plans so that we can help NATO members and partner countries more quickly and better,” the Welt am Sonntag newspaper quoted Stoltenberg as saying.

According to him, specific plans will be provided to the defense ministers of NATO member countries in mid-June.

Earlier, the Director of the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization (WHO), Hans Kluge, stated that there was a clear threat of a second surge in COVID-19. He added that the second wave is not inevitable.