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4 Aug. 2017

NATO helps Iraq boost civil-military cooperation in dealing with terrorist challenges

NATO and Iraq have taken another step to enhance coordination amongst different Iraqi military and civilian entities.

3 Aug. 2017

Statement by the NATO Secretary General on an attack in Kandahar

I strongly condemn yesterday's attack on a NATO convoy in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan, which left two US soldiers dead and four more wounded. I offer my sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the fallen, and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.

28 Jun. 2017

NATO Defence Ministers to take forward decisions on terrorism and burden sharing

NATO defence ministers will meet tomorrow (29 June 2017) to take forward decisions to more fairly share the burden of our security and to fight terrorism.

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.

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