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Statement by the NATO Secretary General on MH17 investigation

1 day 9 hours ago
The Netherlands and Australia have announced that they hold Russia responsible for its part in the downing of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014. I call on Russia to accept responsibility and fully cooperate with all efforts to establish accountability, in line with United Nations Security Council Resolution 2166.

Allies agree Japan’s Mission to NATO

2 days 9 hours ago
The North Atlantic Council agreed on Thursday (24 May 2018) to accept Japan’s request to designate its Embassy to Belgium as its Mission to NATO. The Ambassador of Japan to Belgium will be the Head of the Mission of Japan to NATO.

NATO Chiefs of Defence inaugural meeting in new NATO Headquarters focuses on Deterrence and Defence, Modernisation and Projecting Stability

1 week 3 days ago
The twenty-nine Allied Chiefs of Defence met in the new NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium today (16 May 2018) to review and discuss key military deliverables ahead of the forthcoming Defence Ministerial in June and the Heads of State and Government Summit in July. Discussions focused on NATO’s Strategic Direction South, Deterrence and Defence, and Allied Modernisation.

Afghan officials discuss building integrity and good governance

1 week 4 days ago
A workshop on building integrity for Afghan security institutions took place on 10 and 11 April 2018 at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. High-level representatives from the Administrative Office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the Afghan Ministries of Defence and Interior consulted with their counterparts from the Ministries of Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Montenegro, Norway, and the United Kingdom.

Secretary General thanks President Macron for his personal commitment to the transatlantic relationship

1 week 4 days ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked President Emmanuel Macron for his strong personal commitment to the transatlantic relationship and France's substantial contributions to the Alliance. At a meeting at the Elysee Palace on Tuesday (15 May 2018), Mr Stoltenberg highlighted France's contribution to the NATO battlegroup in Lithuania and to Baltic Air Policing, as well as ‎the country's role in the fight against terrorism, including in Iraq and the Sahel. ‎

Secretary General lays out Alliance’s cyber priorities

1 week 4 days ago
The North Atlantic Council, chaired by Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, participated in the first Conference on the Cyber Defence Pledge in Paris on Tuesday (15 May 2018). Cyber defence is a priority for the Alliance, which deals with cyber-attacks on a daily basis and whose members have faced large-scale cyber-attacks over recent years.

NATO Secretary General praises France as ''champion of multilateralism''

1 week 5 days ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised France for its important contributions to collective security and for its role as a champion of multilateralism. Mr Stoltenberg started a two-day visit to Paris today (14 May 2018) by meeting the French minister for the armed forces Florence Parly. They discussed NATO's continued adaptation to face current security challenges, as part of preparations for the Alliance Brussels Summit in July.

Exercise Siil 2018 kicks off in Estonia

3 weeks 3 days ago
Exercise Siil 2018, involving over 15,000 Allied and partner troops from 19 different countries, as well as forces from NATO's enhanced Forward Presence, kicked off in Estonia on Wednesday (2 May 2018).
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