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9 May. 2017

Iraq further developing its capabilities in the fight against terrorism, with NATO support

Today (9 May 2017) marks another important step in the consolidation of NATO’s support to Iraqi security institutions in strengthening their capabilities in the fight against terrorism. NATO trainers and advisors and Iraqi high ranking officers have concluded a three day-workshop designed to enhance Iraqi leadership and training skills in the domains of countering improvised explosive devices, explosive ordnance disposal, and demining.

22 Mar. 2017

NATO Secretary General attends meeting of Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attended a meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL at the US Department of State on Wednesday (22 March 2017). Discussions focused on the military campaign against ISIL and progress on the liberation and stabilisation of Raqqa and Mosul. On the anniversary of the Brussels attacks, nations reaffirmed their shared mission to defeat ISIL.

5 Feb. 2017

NATO launches training effort in Iraq

NATO launched a new training programme in Iraq on Sunday (5 February 2017), teaching Iraqi security forces to counter Improvised Explosive Devices (IED). Around 30 enlisted soldiers are participating in the first five-week course. ''NATO's training and capacity building in Iraq is strengthening the country's ability to fight ISIL and provide for its own security,'' said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

14 Dec. 2016

Demonstration of unique counter-IED analysis laboratory at NATO Headquarters

In Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are among the main causes of military and civilian casualties. To counter this type of threat, France has created a counter-IED analysis laboratory.

11 Dec. 2016

Statement by the NATO Secretary General on Istanbul bombs

I condemn the horrific acts of terror in Istanbul. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones in the bomb attacks, with those wounded and with the people of Turkey.

11 Oct. 2016

Non-lethal weapons: new technologies to preserve lives

New complex situations with fighters operating among civilians are challenging conventional warfare and require new responsive technologies. NATO sponsored a Non-Lethal Technology Exercise organised by Belgium from 19 to 30 September 2016 to practise the use and assess the military utility of non-lethal weapons in land operations.

11 Sep. 2016

NATO remembers 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States

Today, the flag of NATO and those of all 28 Allies are at half-mast outside NATO HQ to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States.

21 Aug. 2016

Statement by the NATO Secretary General on terrorist attacks in Turkey

I strongly condemn the string of horrific terrorist attacks in Turkey in the last few days. My deepest sympathies are with those who lost their loved ones, with those injured and with the people of Turkey.

15 Jul. 2016

NATO Secretary General statement on the terrorist attack in Nice

I am appalled and saddened by the terrorist attack in Nice. My thoughts are with the families and loved-ones of the victims and with all those affected.

28 Jun. 2016

NATO Secretary General condemns the terrorist attack in Istanbul‎

I strongly condemn the horrific attacks at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport. My thoughts are with the families of the victims, those injured and the people of Turkey.

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