|14 Dec. 2022 ||
NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Bulgaria reaches full capability
NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Bulgaria reached full operational capability on Wednesday (14 December 2022). The milestone was marked by a ceremony presided over by Bulgaria’s Chief of Defence, Admiral Emil Eftimov, and the Commander of Italy’s Joint Operations Command, Lieutenant General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo.
|05 Sep. 2022 ||
First German NATO brigade troops arrive in Lithuania
Around a hundred German soldiers arrived in Lithuania on Sunday (4 September 2022), part of NATO’s increased presence on the Alliance’s eastern flank following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
|29 Jun. 2022 ||
NATO leaders approve new Strategic Concept
NATO Heads of State and Government meeting in Madrid on Wednesday (29 June 2022) approved a new Strategic Concept for the Alliance, setting out the Alliance’s priorities, core tasks and approaches for the next decade. The Concept describes the security environment facing the Alliance, reaffirms our values, and spells out NATO’s key purpose of ensuring our collective defence. It further sets out NATO’s three core tasks of deterrence and defence; crisis prevention and management; and cooperative security.
|19 May. 2022 ||
Allied Chiefs of Defence discuss collective defence
On 19 May 2022, NATO Military Committee met in Chiefs of Defence format in Brussels, Belgium. The focus of this meeting was on collective defence.
|21 Apr. 2022 ||
Chair of the Military Committee commends Bulgaria for reinforcing NATO's Collective Defence
On 20-21 April 2022, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer was in Bulgaria, where he met with its President, H.E. Mr. Rumen Radev, the Prime Minister, H.E. Mr Kiril Petkov, the Minister of Defence, Mr. Dragomir Zakov and the Chief of Defence, Admiral Emil Eftimov. He also visited the Novo Selo Training Area and the Graf Ignatievo Air Base.
|17 Mar. 2022 ||
NATO Secretary General, German Chancellor discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked German chancellor Olaf Scholz for his strong personal commitment to NATO and Germany’s leading role in the Alliance during a visit to Berlin on Thursday (17 March 2022).
|11 Mar. 2022 ||
The Secretary General underlines the importance of Turkey’s contributions to NATO
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the Antalya Diplomacy Forum in Turkey on Friday (11 March 2022), commending him for Turkey’s contributions to NATO’s collective deterrence and defence. He also welcomed Turkey’s efforts to mediate between Moscow and Kyiv, and its deliveries of assistance to Ukraine as it resists the Russian invasion.
|09 Mar. 2022 ||
NATO Secretary General welcomes Canada’s leading role in the response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Today (9 March 2022), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke at the Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence organised by the Conference of Defence Associations. Secretary General Stoltenberg highlighted Canada’s continued support to Ukraine.
|08 Mar. 2022 ||
Secretary General in Latvia: NATO stands united
NATO Secretary General met with President Egils Levits in Riga on Tuesday (8 March 2022) at the start of a visit to Latvia. They discussed Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine, its humanitarian impact and the implications for Euro-Atlantic security.
|25 Feb. 2022 ||
NATO leaders call on Russia to stop “senseless war”
NATO leaders meeting virtually today (25 February 2022) called on Russia “to stop this senseless war, immediately cease its assault, withdraw all its forces from Ukraine, and turn back to the path of dialogue and turn away from aggression,” said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.