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

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

15 Sep. 2014

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.

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NATO Exercise Steadfast Javelin II tests Allied interoperability

NATO Exercise Steadfast Javelin II tests Allied interoperability

08 Sep. 2014

NATO-led Exercise Steadfast Javelin II wrapped up on Monday (8 September 2014) after a week of intensive training which involved over 2,000 troops from 10 Allied nations. The exercise, which took place in Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland, focused on strengthening interoperability between air and ground forces through airborne and air assault missions. "With this exercise NATO sent the clear message that it is committed and ready to protect member nations’ territory at any time,” General Hans-Lothar Domröse, Commander Joint Forces Command Brunssum (JFCB) said.

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NATO ships take part in multinational ‘Sea Breeze’ exercise in Black Sea

NATO ships take part in multinational ‘Sea Breeze’ exercise in Black Sea

08 Sep. 2014

Three NATO ships are taking part in the multinational “Sea Breeze 2014” military exercise, which started on Monday (8 September 2014) in the Black Sea. The deployment is a demonstration of NATO’s commitment to strengthen its ability to work with partner navies.

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