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Stoltenberg: Ukraine's events will always be on first positions of NATO agenda - Kyiv Post;

Stoltenberg: Ukraine's events will always be on first positions of NATO agenda - Kyiv Post

Kyiv PostStoltenberg: Ukraine's events will always be on first positions of NATO agendaKyiv PostNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks to members of the media outside of 10 Downing Street in central London on May 10. Photo by AFP. Popular on social media. As Canada celebrates 150th birthday, its ambassador in Kyiv assesses relations ...and more »

Ukraine Can Join NATO When Society Completely Ready - Defense Minister - Sputnik International;

Ukraine Can Join NATO When Society Completely Ready - Defense Minister - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalUkraine Can Join NATO When Society Completely Ready - Defense MinisterSputnik InternationalUkrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak stated that NATO fully supported the reforms of Ukraine's Armed Forces and the reforms in the country in general. Verkhovna Rada meeting. © Photo: President of the Ukraine Press-Service. Ukraine Lawmakers ...and more »

Trump set to meet NATO leaders again next summer - New Jersey Herald;

Trump set to meet NATO leaders again next summer - New Jersey Herald

New Jersey HeraldTrump set to meet NATO leaders again next summerNew Jersey HeraldU.S. Secretary for Defense Jim Mattis, left, walks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg prior to a meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, June 29, 2017. NATO defense ministers meet Thursday to discuss, among other issues, the ...and more »

Azerbaijan's defense minister joins NATO meeting in Brussels - AZERTAC News;

Azerbaijan's defense minister joins NATO meeting in Brussels - AZERTAC News

AZERTAC NewsAzerbaijan's defense minister joins NATO meeting in BrusselsAZERTAC NewsAzerbaijan's Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has participated in the meeting at the level of defense ministers of the Nations contributing to the NATO Resolute Support Mission in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The meeting focused ...and more »

NATO allies to spend more on defence - The Hindu

NATO allies to spend more on defenceThe HinduEuropean NATO allies and Canada will increase defence spending this year by 4.3%, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday, amid pressure from President Donald Trump to spend more. “In 2017, we foresee an even greater annual real increase ...and more »

NATO says a 'state actor' was behind the massive ransomware attack and could trigger military response - CNBC;

NATO says a 'state actor' was behind the massive ransomware attack and could trigger military response - CNBC

CNBCNATO says a 'state actor' was behind the massive ransomware attack and could trigger military responseCNBCThe attack was designed to cause disruption, not to make financial gains, according to experts. Luke Graham | @LukeWGraham. 4 Hours Ago. SHARES. A "state actor" was behind the cyberattack that hit over 12,000 devices in around 65 countries on ...and more »

Nato's strategy for whipping up tension - Voltaire Network;

Nato's strategy for whipping up tension - Voltaire Network

Voltaire NetworkNato's strategy for whipping up tensionVoltaire NetworkLet us say that the US Defense Secretary (Jim Mattis)'s airplane, when flying from California to Alaska, along an air corridor on the Pacific, had been intercepted by a Russian bomber fighter belonging to the Cuban Air Force. What would happen? The ...and more »

NATO forces ready to stop Russia in Eastern Europe - Raw Story;

NATO forces ready to stop Russia in Eastern Europe - Raw Story

Raw StoryNATO forces ready to stop Russia in Eastern EuropeRaw StoryFrom 2ndL, Belgium's King Philippe, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. President Donald Trump, Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Dutch ...and more »

Jens Stoltenberg: NATO Commits to Support Afghanistan Security Efforts Beyond 2017 - ExecutiveGov;

Jens Stoltenberg: NATO Commits to Support Afghanistan Security Efforts Beyond 2017 - ExecutiveGov

ExecutiveGovJens Stoltenberg: NATO Commits to Support Afghanistan Security Efforts Beyond 2017ExecutiveGovJens Stoltenberg, NATO secretary general, said that the alliance has committed to continue supporting Afghanistan and its forces through 2017 and beyond, DoD News reported Thursday. The report noted that approximately 39 countries will collaborate to ...and more »

Defense spending increased 'significantly' among NATO allies - DefenseNews.com;

Defense spending increased 'significantly' among NATO allies - DefenseNews.com

DefenseNews.comDefense spending increased 'significantly' among NATO alliesDefenseNews.comBRUSSELS — Defense spending has increased “significantly” among NATO allies, a meeting of defense ministers from the Western alliance was told Thursday in Brussels. The meeting heard that, across European allies and Canada, there was a 4.3 percent ...and more »

Defense minister presented Armenia's approaches on ensuring security and stability in Afghanistan - Panorama.am;

Defense minister presented Armenia's approaches on ensuring security and stability in Afghanistan - Panorama.am

Panorama.amDefense minister presented Armenia's approaches on ensuring security and stability in AfghanistanPanorama.amArmenia's Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan participated today at the meeting of the defense ministers of the states participating in NATO's Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. As the press department at the ministry of defense reported, Armenian ...and more »

NATO defence ministers approve new capability targets - IHS Jane's 360

NATO defence ministers approve new capability targetsIHS Jane's 360NATO defence ministers meeting in Brussels on 29 June agreed to new capability targets as part of their collective defence stance, while launching several new multination equipment initiatives. "This is about delivering more high-end capabilities such ...and more »

European allies and Washington tiptoe around new troops for 'Resolute Support' - IHS Jane's 360

European allies and Washington tiptoe around new troops for 'Resolute Support'IHS Jane's 360NATO and allied defence ministers have agreed to increase the size and extend the mandate of their 'Resolute Support' training mission in Afghanistan to 2020, although the exact troop numbers of the increase remain fuzzy. "I can confirm we will ...and more »

Europe between two fires – #Russia and #terrorism - EU Reporter

Europe between two fires – #Russia and #terrorismEU ReporterBeing attacked from two sides simultaneously (terrorism and the Russian threat) Europe has to decide what to do first: to counter terrorism or the increasing Russian might. Choosing the priority is the most difficult challenge for European states today.and more »

The Never-Ending War: Trump's Afghan Surge May Go Obama's Way - Sputnik International;

The Never-Ending War: Trump's Afghan Surge May Go Obama's Way - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalThe Never-Ending War: Trump's Afghan Surge May Go Obama's WaySputnik InternationalAhead of Thursday's (June 29) NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels, its Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg confirmed that US allies are willing to send more troops to Afghanistan to help President Trump's "surge" to try and defeat the Taliban.and more »

NATO supports democratic aspirations of Ukraine – Defence Minister Poltorak - Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news;

NATO supports democratic aspirations of Ukraine – Defence Minister Poltorak - Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news

Ukrinform. Ukraine and world newsNATO supports democratic aspirations of Ukraine – Defence Minister PoltorakUkrinform. Ukraine and world newsNATO demonstrates full understanding and support for Ukraine's aspirations for the reforms and democratic development. Defence Minister of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said this upon the meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels on ...and more »

EU and NATO

EU and NATO "strongly coordinating on messages to Balkans" - B92

B92EU and NATO "strongly coordinating on messages to Balkans"B92The EU and NATO are coordinating very strongly on different messages they are sending, including in the Western Balkans. Source: B92 Friday, June 30, 2017 | 11:03. (Getty Images, file). EU foreign policy and security chief Federica Mogherini said this ...and more »

Trump Irks NATO Allies as He Asks for Their Money: QuickTake Q&A - Bloomberg;

Trump Irks NATO Allies as He Asks for Their Money: QuickTake Q&A - Bloomberg

BloombergTrump Irks NATO Allies as He Asks for Their Money: QuickTake Q&ABloombergFrench President Emmanuel Macron, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. President Donald Trump and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel at the unveiling of NATO's new headquarters. Photograph: BENOIT DOPPAGNE/AFP/Getty Images.and more »

Peace In Afghanistan Good For The Region: EU Envoy - TOLOnews;

Peace In Afghanistan Good For The Region: EU Envoy - TOLOnews

TOLOnewsPeace In Afghanistan Good For The Region: EU EnvoyTOLOnewsFrederica Mogherini said regional countries have realized that peace and security in Afghanistan is good for all the countries in the region. Thumbnail. The European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini, who attended the NATO defense ministers ...and more »

Australia takes part in NATO defence meeting - Defence Connect;

Australia takes part in NATO defence meeting - Defence Connect

Defence ConnectAustralia takes part in NATO defence meetingDefence ConnectMinister for Defence Marise Payne attended a session of the the NATO Defence Ministers Meeting to discuss progress of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan. Minister Payne said Australia reaffirmed its commitment to NATO's efforts to ...and more »