|28 Jun. 2022 ||
Türkiye, Finland, and Sweden sign agreement paving the way for Finnish and Swedish NATO membership
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Türkiye, President Sauli Niinistö of Finland and Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson of Sweden met in Madrid on Tuesday (28 June 2022) under the auspices of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. In that meeting, the leaders agreed a trilateral memorandum to address Türkiye’s legitimate security concerns, paving the way for Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership.
|27 Jun. 2022 ||
NATO’s Deputy Secretary General: NATO supports for Ukraine is for the long-term
On Monday (27 June 2022), in a pre-recorded video message at the Kyiv Security Forum, NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana reaffirmed NATO’s continued solidarity and support for Ukraine against Russia’s unprovoked war.
|13 Jun. 2022 ||
NATO Secretary General: “Sweden and Finland’s security matters for NATO”
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirmed Allied commitment to Swedish and Finnish security during a visit to Sweden on Monday (13 June 2022). Speaking at a press conference with Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, Mr Stoltenberg underlined that “Sweden and Finland’s security matters for NATO”.
|12 Jun. 2022 ||
Chair of the NATO Military Committee attends the Shangri-La Dialogue
From 9 to 12 June 2022, Admiral Rob Bauer, Chair of the NATO Military Committee participated in the Shangri La Dialogue, Asia’s premier defence summit, in Singapore. While attending the Dialogue, Admiral Bauer met with senior political and military officials from China, the United States, Germany, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.
|12 Jun. 2022 ||
NATO Secretary General visits Finland
The NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg is in Kultaranta, Finland, on Sunday (12 June 2022), attending the Kultaranta Talks and meeting with the President, Sauli Niinistö, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Pekka Haavisto, and other senior Finnish officials.
|10 Jun. 2022 ||
NATO and the EU Directors General of Military Staffs discuss enhanced military cooperation ahead of Madrid Summit
On 10 June 2022, the Director General of the NATO International Military Staff (IMS), Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann welcomed his counterpart from the European Union Military Staff (EUMS), Vice Admiral Hervé Bléjean and his staff to NATO HQ for the bi-annual IMS-EUMS Directors’ General Conference.
|02 Jun. 2022 ||
2022 NATO Summit
NATO Leaders gathered in Madrid, Spain to discuss important issues facing the Alliance. The Madrid Summit has set NATO’s strategic direction for the future, ensuring that the Alliance will continue to adapt to a changing world and keep its one billion people safe.
|30 May. 2022 ||
Deputy Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Sweden
From 24 to 25 May 2022, the Deputy Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Lieutenant General Lance Landrum was in Sweden, where he met with the Chief of Defence, General Micael Bydén, the Chief of the Defence Staff, Vice Admiral Jonas Haggren, the Department Head of Military Capabilities and Operations, Ministry of Defence, Mr. Peter Göthe, and other Swedish Armed Forces military officials. He also visited the Upland Wing (F16) and the 211th Air force division at the Uppsala air base.
|25 May. 2022 ||
NATO Secretary General meets with the Chair of the Tri-Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sefik Džaferović
The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that political dialogue and practical cooperation with Bosnia and Herzegovina “are more important than ever, with Russia’s brutal war in Ukraine and its malign influence across the region”. Speaking after a meeting with the Chair of the Tri-Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sefik Džaferović at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday, 25 May 2022, Mr. Stoltenberg stressed that NATO strongly supports Bosnia and Herzegovina’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and “remains committed to its Euro-Atlantic aspirations, for the benefit of all your people.”
|24 May. 2022 ||
NATO Secretary General at Davos: “freedom is more important than free trade”
In a keynote speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday (24 May 2022), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that “freedom is more important than free trade” and that the “protection of our values is more important than profit.”