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Statement by the Secretary General on the Ratification by the Afghan Parliament of Security Agreements with NATO and the United States

Statement by the Secretary General on the Ratification by the Afghan Parliament of Security Agreements with NATO and the United States

27 Nov. 2014

I welcome the ratification, by an overwhelming majority in the Afghan Parliament, of the Status of Forces Agreement between Afghanistan and NATO and the Bilateral Security Agreement between Afghanistan and the United States. The Alliance now has the legal basis needed to move forward with our non-combat mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan National Security Forces from 1 January, as we agreed with the Afghan authorities.

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National Security Advisor from Iraq visits NATO

National Security Advisor from Iraq visits NATO

25 Nov. 2014

Iraq’s National Security Advisor, Mr. Falih Al Fayyadh, visited NATO Headquarters on Tuesday, 25 November 2014. He met with the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, and briefed NATO Permanent Representatives during a meeting of the North Atlantic Council chaired by NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg.

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Statement by NATO Secretary General on the so-called treaty between the Abkhazia region of Georgia and Russia

Statement by NATO Secretary General on the so-called treaty between the Abkhazia region of Georgia and Russia

24 Nov. 2014

NATO fully supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia within its internationally recognised borders. Therefore, we do not recognise the so-called treaty on alliance and strategic partnership signed between the Georgian region of Abkhazia and Russia on 24 November.

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