COVID-19 should not become a security crisis, NATO chief warns

By |april 15th, 2020|China, coronavirus, COVID-19, disinformation, health crisis, Jens Stoltenberg, Nato, News, Russia|

"We have to deal with COVID-19, but at the same time, we have to make sure that the health crisis doesn't become a security crisis," NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told EURACTIV in an interview about NATO's crisis response and threat preparedn...

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NATO tasks top commander to speed up medical aid in response to COVID-19 pandemic

By |april 3rd, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, crisis response, Jens Stoltenberg, medical aid, Nato, News|

NATO foreign ministers on Thursday (2 April) tasked Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) General Tod Wolters with coordinating the air transport of medical equipment and personnel to fight the “invisible enemy’. “NATO was created to deal with crises, so we...

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NATO expert panel to determine how to revive ‘brain dead’ alliance

By |april 1st, 2020|Emmanuel Macron, Jens Stoltenberg, Nato, News|

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced on Tuesday (31 March) the creation of a panel of 10 experts to determine NATO’s future after French President Emmanuel Macron declared last autumn that the alliance was experiencing “brain death”. The strategic shift comes...

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Norway cancels exercise, Pentagon cuts troops for Europe war games

By |marec 12th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Defender Europe 2020, Defender2020, EUCOM, Jens Stoltenberg, military exercises, Nato, News, Norway, Pentagon, United States|

A major military exercise in Europe has been cancelled over coronavirus concerns as a "precautionary measure" on Wednesday (11 March), while Washington is considering reduced US involvement in another exercise amid the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

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NATO willing to expand Iraqi training mission to meet Trump demand

By |februar 11th, 2020|Iraq, Jens Stoltenberg, Nato, News|

NATO is considering an increase to its training mission in Iraq to relieve the burden on the US-led coalition against Islamic State, senior officials and diplomats said on Tuesday (11 February).

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Russia not target in US army’s massive Europe deployment: NATO

By |februar 3rd, 2020|Baltic countries, Donald Trump, Jens Stoltenberg, military exercises, Nato, News, Russia, World War II|

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg insisted Monday (3 February) that a massive transfer of US and allied troops to Eastern Europe as part of a military exercise was not aimed at Russia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia not target in US army’s massive Europe deployment: NATO

EU willing to maintain Iran nuclear deal, risking rift with the US

By |januar 11th, 2020|#jcpoa, Donald Trump, Heiko Maas, Iran, Iran nuclear deal, Iran sanctions, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Jens Stoltenberg, Josep Borrell, News, Soleimani, United States|

With the prospects of a potential US-Iran war fading, EU foreign minister during an emergency session on Friday (10 January), said they are willing to maintain the Iran nuclear deal as long as Tehran fulfils its commitments in order to achieve it.

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Iran ready to ‘stand down’ says Trump, urges greater NATO involvement in Middle East

By |januar 8th, 2020|Donald Trump, INSTEX, Iran, Iran nuclear deal, Iran sanctions, Jens Stoltenberg, Nato, News, Soleimani, United States|

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (8 January) that Iran appeared ready to 'stand down' from further conflict with the US, stating that Iranian missile strikes on bases in Iraq had not harmed any US troops stationed there.

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Europeans brace for fallout from Soleimani killing

By |januar 6th, 2020|#jcpoa, Heiko Maas, Iran, Iran nuclear deal, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Jens Stoltenberg, Josep Borrell, Mohammed Javad Zarif, Nato, News, Soleimani, United States|

Fearing the fallout from the killing of Iran's General Soleimani, Europeans on Sunday (5 January) called to de-escalate the crisis which threatens to collapse the landmark 2015 nuclear deal and puts NATO's training mission in Iraq in jeopardy.

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Wind of change in Europe’s defence policy

By |december 26th, 2019|artificial intelligence, China, Defender2020, DG Defence Industry and Space, drones, European defence, European Defence Agency, European Defence Fund, INF Treaty, Jens Stoltenberg, Jorge Domecq, Military Mobility, Nato, New START treaty, News, nuclear weapons, pesco, Russia|

As Europe struggles with financial and political obstacles besetting its joint defence policy efforts, and NATO faces internal rifts and an increasingly assertive Russia and China, here are six issues to watch in Europe's security and defence in 2020.

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