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19 Sep. 2014

Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the referendum in Scotland

18 Sep. 2014

NATO to defend every Ally from every threat, Deputy Secretary General says in visit to Poland

In light of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, there will be a “far more visible” NATO presence in Eastern Europe with far more large-scale exercises, NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow said in an address at the Multinational Corps North East Headquarters in Szczecin, Poland on Thursday (18 September 2014). He also stressed that all 28 Allies stand resolute in “our determination to defend every Ally from every threat.”

18 Sep. 2014

NATO launches Industry Cyber Partnership

On 17 September 2014, NATO launched an initiative to boost cooperation with the private sector on cyber threats and challenges. The NATO Industry Cyber Partnership (NICP) was presented at a two-day cyber conference held in Mons, Belgium, where 1500 industry leaders and policy makers gathered to discuss cyber collaboration.

18 Sep. 2014

General Breedlove thanks Spain for Patriot commitment

MONS, Belgium 18 September 2014 — General Philip M. Breedlove (Supreme Allied Commander Europe) thanked Spain for its recent decision to provide Patriot missile batteries and 130 soldiers to augment NATO’s defensive deployment in southern Turkey. The Alliance deployed six batteries in 2013 to augment Turkey's air defence capabilities to defend the population from ballistic missile threats emanating from the Syrian conflict.

16 Sep. 2014

NATO Secretary General on the reported elections in Crimea, Ukraine

NATO does not recognise the reported elections held on 14 September in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine.

15 Sep. 2014

Secretary General: Allies must stand united as a ‘force for freedom’

Keeping the Alliance strong could not be more important, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in an address at Carnegie Europe in Brussels on Monday (15 September, 2014), as it faces an arc of crisis and instability stretching from the east to the south. “In this new age of unrest and revisionism, we must stand strong and we must stand united as a force for freedom,” he said.

12 Sep. 2014

NATO engages with civil society on Children and Armed Conflict

NATO met Thursday [11 September] with senior representatives of the Romeo Dallaire Child Soldiers initiative and the United Nations (UN) Institute for Training and Research to discuss ways of improving the protection of children in armed conflicts.

10 Sep. 2014

A new Manfred Wörner Chair in Afghanistan

A newly created Manfred Wörner Chair for International Security Studies has been established in Kabul, Afghanistan. It has been set up at the Law and Political Science Faculty of Kabul University, in order to honour NATO’s achievements and sacrifices in the country through the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and in memory of the former NATO Secretary General, Dr. Manfred Wörner, who led NATO’s transformation into a modern alliance.

9 Sep. 2014

NATO Secretary General welcomes new Iraqi government

I welcome the approval of the new, inclusive Iraqi government by the Iraqi Parliament. The formation of the government under Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi represents a historic opportunity for Iraq’s people and their political leaders to overcome their ethnic and sectarian divides. This new government is an important step towards building unity, security and stability in Iraq.

9 Sep. 2014

Focused discussions on NATO’s Wales Summit and partnership with Central Asia

NATO’s Wales Summit and the Alliance’s cooperation with partners in Central Asia were the key themes of a discussion at Uzbekistan’s University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED) on 4 September.

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