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NATO Chiefs of Defence elect next Chairman of the Military Committee - Admiral Rob Bauer of the Netherlands Armed Forces

3 months 1 week ago
Allied Chiefs of Defence today, 9 October 2020, elected Admiral Rob Bauer, Chief of Defence of the Netherlands Armed Forces to be the next Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, the senior military adviser to the Secretary General. Admiral Bauer will take up the position following the end of Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach’s tenure in June 2021.

NATO Secretary General: North Macedonia’s membership contributes to Euro-Atlantic security

3 months 2 weeks ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, at NATO Headquarters on Thursday (8 October 2020). He hailed North Macedonia’s membership of NATO on 27 March 2020 as a remarkable achievement “after years of determination and commitments to reform”. “It is good for the people of North Macedonia” he said “and it contributes to Euro-Atlantic security”.

NATO Deputy Secretary General opens conference on Emerging and Disruptive Technology

3 months 2 weeks ago
NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană and the NATO Chief Scientist Dr Bryan Wells opened the 14th NATO Operations Research and Analysis Conference. The event, organised jointly by the NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO) and Allied Command Transformation (ACT), took place virtually on 5-6 October 2020, and had as its theme Emerging and Disruptive Technology (EDT).

NATO Deputy Secretary General to speak at Aspen Institute Seminar

3 months 2 weeks ago
On Thursday, 8 October 2020, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană will speak on the Future of NATO at a seminar organised by Aspen institute, in partnership with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Istituto Affari Internazionali and the Spanish Real Instituto Elcano.

Secretary General thanks Greece for its important contributions to NATO

3 months 2 weeks ago
Visiting Athens on Tuesday (6 October 2020), Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos. In his meetings, the Secretary General addressed the security situation in the region. He praised Greece’s role as a valued Ally and its contributions to NATO missions, from Afghanistan to Kosovo.

Secretary General in Ankara: Turkey is a valued NATO Ally

3 months 2 weeks ago
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg started a two-day visit to Turkey and Greece on Monday (5 October 2020). While in Ankara, Mr. Stoltenberg had discussions with President Recep Tayyip Erdoǧan, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, and Defence Minister Hulusi Akar about the security situation in the region, NATO’s support for Turkey, and the establishment of a military de-confliction mechanism with Greece.
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