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22 Sep. 2014

NATO Secretary General to attend opening of UN General Assembly

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will join other world leaders at this week’s opening of the United Nations General Assembly’s ministerial session which starts on Wednesday (24 September 2014) in New York.

21 Sep. 2014

NATO Secretary General statement on the signing of a political agreement in Afghanistan

I welcome the signing by the presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani of an agreement on the formation of a government of national unity in Afghanistan.

20 Sep. 2014

General Pavel elected as next Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

Chiefs of Defence of the 28 NATO nations elected General Petr Pavel, Chief of the General Staff of Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, as the next Chairman of the NATO Military Committee. His term of office, normally three years, is expected to begin in June 2015, when he will succeed the current Chairman, General Knud Bartels.

19 Sep. 2014

Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the referendum in Scotland

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.

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

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.”

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.

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