NATO’s largest military exercise in recent years will start on 25 October. At a press conference in Brussels today (09 October 2018), Admiral James G. Foggo, Commander of NATO Joint Force Command Naples, previewed the preparations and objectives of the exercise together with Lieutenant General Rune Jakobsen, Commander of the Norwegian Joint Headquarters.
On Wednesday, 10 October 2018, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet the Head of the United Nations Support Mission to Libya, H.E. Mr. Ghassan Salamé.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is visiting Croatia on Monday (8 October 2018). Speaking alongside President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Mr. Stoltenberg praised Croatia’s many contributions to the Alliance. This includes Croatian troops serving in NATO battlegroups in Lithuania and Poland, and in NATO missions in Kosovo and Afghanistan.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Ljubljana on Tuesday, 9 October 2018.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Zagreb on Monday, 8 October 2018.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg inaugurated the civil emergency exercise “Srbija 2018” on Monday (8 October) together with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic. This is the biggest exercise organised by NATO's Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre, and the first to be hosted by Serbia. It will include around 2,000 personnel from almost 40 countries.
NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is supporting a new multinational project to help reduce the fossil fuel dependency by identifying and addressing wasteful energy consumption in deployable military camps.
The Netherlands briefed NATO Defence Ministers today on the targeting of the offices of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague by a hostile cyber operation. The operation was carried out by the GRU, the Russian military intelligence service, but was disrupted by Dutch intelligence services in partnership with the UK. Moreover, the UK has identified the GRU as being behind a number of other cyber-attacks around the world. These have affected citizens in many countries, including Russia, and caused enormous economic costs.
NATO Defence Ministers concluded two days of talks in Brussels on Thursday (4 October 2018), focused on further adapting and strengthening the Alliance in response to an increasingly assertive Russia and continued instability in the South.
Four Allies sign agreement to create a Multinational Special Aviation Program with a training facility in Zadar, Croatia
On Thursday (4 October 2018), Defence Ministers from Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a Multinational Special Aviation Program.
At our Summit in Brussels in July, NATO leaders endorsed the implementation of NATO’s reinforced maritime posture. In support of this, on Wednesday (3 October 2018), Defence Ministers from thirteen NATO Allies signed a declaration of intent to cooperate on the introduction of Maritime Unmanned Systems.
In a meeting of the NATO-Georgia Commission, Ministers express concern about Russia’s military build-up in the Black Sea region, and agree to continue working together to address regional security challenges.
Over the next two days, Defence Ministers will discuss the progress made in implementing decisions taken at the NATO Summit held in Brussels in July to adapt and strengthen the Alliance, including achieving fairer burden-sharing.
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Belgrade from Saturday, 6 October to Monday, 8 October 2018.
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg previewed this week’s meeting of NATO Defence Ministers at a press conference on Tuesday (2 October 2018). Ministers will take forward the important decisions leaders made at the NATO Summit in July to adapt and strengthen the Alliance. They are expected to discuss progress in boosting NATO’s deterrence and defence and review progress in defence spending and burden-sharing, and in adapting the NATO Command Structure. Ministers will also discuss NATO-EU cooperation, and hold a meeting of the NATO-Georgia Commission.
The name agreement between Athens and Skopje has created a historic opportunity for the country to join the transatlantic and European community as an equal member. This would change the life of the people of the country and that of their children for the better.
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