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28 Jan. 2019

Secretary General in Washington: US leadership is key for NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the Pentagon in Washington D.C. on Monday (28 January 2019) for talks with Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan. Calling US leadership “key” for the Alliance, the Secretary General highlighted the “real results” seen over the past few years, including higher readiness, stepping up in the fight against terrorism, and better burden-sharing. He recalled that since 2016, European Allies and Canada have spent an extra 41 billion US dollars in real terms, and that by 2020, this figure is expected to increase to $100 billion.

25 Jan. 2019

Secretary General: NATO and New Zealand are close partners

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to NATO Headquarters on Friday (25 January 2019) for talks on the Alliance's cooperation with New Zealand. Calling the country a close partner in standing up for international security and the rules-based order, the Secretary General thanked the Prime Minister for New Zealand's contributions in Afghanistan and Iraq, adding he looked forward to deepening cooperation in the future.

25 Jan. 2019

NATO-Russia Council meets in Brussels

The NATO-Russia Council, which brings together all 29 NATO Allies and Russia, met in Brussels on Friday (25 January 2019). NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, who chaired the meeting, noted that Allies and Russia discussed two important topics: Ukraine and the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. “On both of these issues, Allies and Russia fundamentally disagree, but that is exactly why it is important to talk – to address concerns, increase predictability and reduce risks,” he said.

25 Jan. 2019

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee discusses Projecting Stability on visit to Italy

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach visited the NATO Joint Force Command in Naples, Italy on the 25th January 2019 where he met with the Commander, Admiral James Foggo, and key personnel working at the Hub for the South.

24 Jan. 2019

NATO Secretary General in Davos: the transatlantic Alliance is strong

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the importance of strong transatlantic cooperation and institutions at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday (24 January 2019). The Secretary General took part in a panel session on the ‘Future of the Transatlantic Alliance’, together with German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, former US Secretary of State John Kerry and Professor Kishore Mahbubani of the National University of Singapore.

24 Jan. 2019

NATO Chiefs of Defence focus on NATO’s Readiness and its Deterrence and Defence Posture

The NATO Chiefs of Defence concluded their two-day meeting focused on NATO’s Military Strategy, the Alliance’s Readiness and Deterrence as well as on the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, the Western Balkans, NATO- Georgia relations, and Alliance Strategic Developments and Warfare Development.

23 Jan. 2019

NATO Secretary General: Romania’s contributions make us all stronger and safer

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised Romania on Wednesday (23 January 2019) for its strong contributions to the Alliance. Mr. Stoltenberg was speaking after talks with Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The Secretary General highlighted the crucial role Romania plays in the security of the Black Sea region.

23 Jan. 2019

Secretary General welcomes President of Georgia to NATO

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed President Salomé Zourabichvili to NATO on Wednesday (23 January 2019) for talks on the Alliance’s deepening partnership with Georgia. The Secretary General thanked President Zourabichvili for Georgia’s contributions to NATO’s training mission in Afghanistan and to the NATO Response Force, and for hosting an upcoming joint exercise in March. Calling Georgia “a unique partner”, Mr. Stoltenberg welcomed the country’s progress on reform, and pledged NATO’s support as Georgia continues to prepare for membership in the Alliance.

21 Jan. 2019

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller visits Israel

From 20 to 21 January 2019, NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller paid an official visit to Israel, to discuss practical cooperation activities between NATO and Israel. She met with government officials in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to exchange views on current developments in the region.

21 Jan. 2019

NATO intelligence chief visits Skopje for talks on defence reforms

The head of NATO’s intelligence and security division, Ambassador Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven, started three days of talks in Skopje on Monday (21 January 2019) focused on reforming the country’s defence and security institutions.

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