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3 Sep. 2015

''Greater solidarity, strength and readines'': NATO Secretary General marks opening of six new headquarters in Eastern Allies

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attended the inauguration of a NATO Force Integration Unit (NFIU) in Vilnius, Lithuania on Thursday (3 September 2015), calling the opening “a big step forward towards greater solidarity, greater strength, and greater readiness.” The Lithuanian NFIU is one of six small new headquarters activated this month in Lithuania, as well as in Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Poland and Romania.

2 Sep. 2015

NATO Secretary General praises Luxembourg’s role in strengthening shared security

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Prime Minister Xavier Bettel for Luxembourg’s political, military, and financial contributions to the Alliance in a visit to the Grand Duchy on Wednesday (2 September 2015). In a joint press conference with Prime Minister Bettel, Mr. Stoltenberg thanked Luxembourg for being a reliable Ally, and welcomed the country’s role in strengthening the Alliance’s shared security.

27 Aug. 2015

NATO Secretary General praises Georgia's contributions to Euro-Atlantic security, inaugurates new Training Centre

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised Georgia’s strong commitment to the Alliance and inaugurated a new Training Centre during his first visit to Tbilisi on Thursday (27 August 2015).

25 Aug. 2015

NATO's New Chairman of the Military Committee Visits SHAPE

General Petr Pavel, the new Chairman of NATO's Military Committee, paid his first visit to Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Belgium on 24 August. Pavel, who has held the position since June 26, made the trip to meet with General Philip M. Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander of U.S. European Command. During the visit, the leaders discussed the strategic role of NATO and its current and future operational importance.

24 Aug. 2015

NATO Multimedia Corner opens in Tashkent

Students at Uzbekistan’s Academy of the Armed Forces now have access to the latest literature on regional and international security, thanks to the opening of a NATO Multimedia Corner – the first to be established in a military higher educational institution of a partner country.

19 Aug. 2015

Statement by acting NATO spokesperson on the situation in eastern Ukraine

Today, NATO Allies discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine. Allies expressed their serious concern about the recent sharp escalation of violence.

18 Aug. 2015

Spain prepares for Exercise Trident Juncture 2015

Zaragoza, Spain - Soldiers working 14 hour days, gusty winds and scorching sun... this is only a fraction of what is happening now in Zaragoza, Spain. Foreseen to be the hub of a Joint Task Force Headquarters manned by JFC Brunssum personnel, a tent city is rising from the ground in an extremely ambitious time schedule and equally demanding weather conditions.

13 Aug. 2015

NATO’s history, told through posters

Posters reflecting the spirit of NATO in the past have been published on the NATO website for the first time. This unique artwork collection includes posters created in-house and items donated to NATO by various organisations and private individuals. Gathered together in the History section of the NATO website, the five new galleries are titled ‘Paix et Liberté’, ‘How NATO Works’, ‘Uniforms’, ‘Anniversary’ and ‘Afghanistan’.

12 Aug. 2015

Statement by NATO Deputy Spokesperson Carmen Romero on NATO military exercises

NATO military exercises are intended to enhance security and stability in Europe. All NATO military activities are proportionate, defensive, and fully in line with our international commitments.

7 Aug. 2015

Czech Air Force Gripens conduct NATO air surveillance mission over Iceland

Four Czech Air Force JAS-39 Gripen aircraft are currently conducting air patrols and training in the skies above Iceland under the Alliance’s air surveillance mission for the Nordic NATO Ally. The fighter jets and 70 personnel took up their duties at the end of July. Their task is to provide “airborne surveillance and interception capabilities to meet Iceland’s peacetime preparedness needs.” The Czech Air Force will conduct the mission through 29 August 2015.

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