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Allies agree NATO’s 2025-2029 Common Funding Resource Plan

1 day 15 hours ago
On Wednesday 17 July, the North Atlantic Council approved the 2025-2029 Common Funding Resource Plan (CFRP). The gravely altered security environment since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022 has led NATO to reset the strategic direction of the Alliance, and these decisions have direct resource implications for NATO common funding. The 2025-2029 CFRP gives an overview of the common-funded resource demands over the next five years, confirming the medium-term feasibility and affordability of previously endorsed and future common-funded programmes and requirements.

Secretary General announces new head of the NATO Representation in Ukraine

2 days 15 hours ago
On Wednesday (17 July 2024), Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced the appointment of a Senior Representative to lead the NATO Representation in Ukraine (NRU). Patrick Turner will take up the role in Kyiv in September 2024. He previously served as NATO Assistant Secretary General for Operations and as Assistant Secretary General for Defence Policy and Planning, as well as in a range of senior civil service positions for the United Kingdom.

NATO and the Republic of Korea sign airworthiness agreement

1 week ago
On Thursday (11 July 2024), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with the President of the Republic of Korea, Yoon Suk Yeol at NATO’s 75th anniversary Summit in Washington DC. They signed an agreement on mutual recognition for military airworthiness certification which ensures the safety and airworthiness of all air assets used by NATO Allied countries and partners. This marks NATO’s first such deal with an Asian country.

NATO Secretary General welcomes President Zelenskyy to the Washington Summit, saying “Ukraine’s future is in NATO”

1 week ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed President Zelenskyy to a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Council at the Washington Summit on Thursday (11 July 2024). He underlined NATO’s “robust package of practical support for Ukraine, including a pledge of long-term security assistance” agreed on Wednesday (10 July 2024). “Today, we will take further decisions together with Ukraine, making clear that NATO’s support is built to last, and affirming that Ukraine’s future is in NATO,” he added.

NATO-Jordan statement on the decision to open a NATO Liaison Office in Amman

1 week 1 day ago
Emphasizing the evolving regional and global security landscape, Allies at the 2024 NATO Summit in Washington D.C. adopted an action plan for a stronger, more strategic and result-oriented approach towards its southern neighbourhood. The plan clearly demonstrates NATO’s commitment to reinforcing engagement and cooperation with its partners in the Middle East and North Africa, including through the establishment of its first-ever liaison office in the region, in Amman, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Allied leaders adopt new NATO defence industrial pledge

1 week 1 day ago
Allied Heads of State and Government endorsed a new NATO Industrial Capacity Expansion pledge at the Washington Summit on Wednesday (10 July 2024). The Pledge aims to accelerate defence industrial capacity and production across the Alliance, and underscores the strategic importance of transatlantic defence cooperation.

Secretary General outlines Washington Summit priorities at NATO Public Forum

1 week 1 day ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed the first day of the NATO Public Forum in Washington D.C. on Wednesday (10 July 2024). In a conversation with Frederick Kempe, President & CEO of the Atlantic Council, the Secretary General said that at the Summit, Allied leaders will make critical decisions for NATO’s future security, including on deterrence and defence, support to Ukraine and global partnerships.

Washington Summit Declaration

1 week 1 day ago
issued by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C. 10 July 2024

NATO missile defence base in Poland now mission ready

1 week 1 day ago
A new U.S. ballistic missile defence site in Redzikowo, Poland is now operational and available for the defence of the Alliance. Dubbed “Aegis Ashore”, the site is part of a larger NATO missile shield and is designed to detect, track and intercept ballistic missiles in flight.

NATO Secretary General arrives at historic Washington Summit

1 week 1 day ago
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg outlined the key issues for the NATO Summit as he arrived at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Wednesday (10 July 2024). Mr Stoltenberg said he expects Allies to take important decisions on further enhancing support to Ukraine, strengthening NATO’s deterrence and defence, and deepening partnerships with partners in the Indo-Pacific region.

NATO releases revised AI strategy

1 week 1 day ago
On Wednesday (10 July 2024), NATO released its revised artificial intelligence (AI) strategy, which aims to accelerate the use of AI technologies within NATO in a safe and responsible way.
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