NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has repeatedly stated that he has no intention of running for this post again. His term expires in October. Von der Leyen’s EC term ends in 2024.
The Sun reported that the UK is likely to veto the candidacy of former German Defense Minister von der Leyen. In your previous post, you could not show good results.
US President Joe Biden has a different opinion. During a recent meeting at the White House, he praised von der Leyen for bringing the EU in line with military needs in 2022 amid the conflict in Ukraine.
According to The Sun, several candidates are participating in the race for the post of Secretary General of NATO. In addition to British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace, Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas and Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland appear as possible candidates for this position.