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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, reports Interfax-Ukraine.
The parties discussed several issues, including the war in the Donbas. Zelensky said that Ukraine is ready to negotiate with the Russian Federation and implement the Minsk agreements to achieve peace, but Ukraine should be able to protect itself and it must become stronger.
"We are ready to negotiate with Russia, and we are ready to implement the Minsk agreements, but …
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will make his first foreign visit to Brussels on June 4-5. The President of Ukraine will meet with the leadership of the European Union and NATO; he will meet with EU President Donald Tusk and President of European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, reports Interfax-Ukraine. Also, a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is planned.
In turn, the Executive Director of Europe and Central Asia in the European External Action Service Thomas Mayr- …
For the first time in recent decades, NATO’s military experts have reconsidered the alliance’s military strategy in connection with the “growing nuclear threat” from Russia, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag.
“Our military experts adopted a new military strategy for the alliance this week,” Stoltenberg said.
He observed that since 2014, a “new security situation has emerged”, with new challenges in eastern and southern Europe.
“We need to …
NATO will increase its ships presence in the Black Sea and will conduct joint exercises and information exchange with Georgia and Ukraine, announced Alliance Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg.
NATO members agreed on a package of measures to support their "close partners" - Georgia and Ukraine. On Thursday, April 4, the Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, announced this at a meeting dedicated to the 70th anniversary of NATO. These measures, among other things, …
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has confirmed that the alliance will allocate $260 million to the construction of a military storage site for the US forces in Poland, Polish Radio reports.
The base will be located in Powidz, and will house armored vehicles, ammunition and weapons for the American brigade.
Stoltenberg said that this investment from the NATO headquarters is of key significance due to the close proximity of a major military airport.
“This investment in infrastructure in …
Two frigates from the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) have entered the Black Sea – HMCS Toronto of the Royal Canadian Navy and Santa María of the Spanish Navy. The destroyer HNLMS Evertsen of the Royal Netherlands Navy had entered the Black Sea earlier. All three ships are being escorted by the Turkish frigate “Gelibolu”.
A post retweeted by the official NATO Maritime Command stated that the ships will participate in the “Sea Shield” exercise alongside NATO’s Ukrainian and Georgian …
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999 was needed by NATO in order to move east, closer to the Russian border. Lavrov also said that, at the time, Washington was tempted to take control of the entire world situation and to stop being guided by the UN Charter when dealing with international problems. The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry is convinced that western countries will go to any lengths to prevent new investigations into possible crimes by …
On Sunday, Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed issues of integrating the country into the alliance and deepening cooperation in this direction, reported Georgian Public Broadcasting Corporation. The public television of Georgia showed footage from a working dinner organized by the head of government for the Secretary General's visit to Georgia.
"The process of the country’s integration to NATO and the European Union, and the course of …
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on the suspension of Russia’s participation in the Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles Treaty (INF), which was signed between Ronald Raegan and Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, reads the statement on the Kremlin’s website.
According to the decree text, the decision was made because of “the United States violation of its obligations under the contract." The Russian Foreign Ministry will have to officially notify the United States and the …
US authorities have been pressuring Turkey to refuse purchasing Russian S-400 missile systems, stated the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan before meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“Everyone knows that American leadership puts a lot of pressure on us concerning this issue,” Erdoğan said, as quoted by RIA Novosti.
Earlier, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stated that the Alliance is discussing alternatives to S-400 systems with Turkey. NATO has suggested Italian or …