|30 Jun. 2022 ||
Madrid Summit ends with far-reaching decisions to transform NATO
The NATO Summit in Madrid drew to a close on Thursday (30 June 2022) with decisions to transform and strengthen the Alliance. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said: “The decisions we have taken in Madrid will ensure that our Alliance continues to preserve peace, prevent conflict, and protect our people and our values. Europe and North America, standing together in NATO.”
|10 Jun. 2022 ||
NATO Secretary General takes part in B9 Summit
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attended the Bucharest Nine (B9) Summit by video teleconference on Friday (10 June 2022), to prepare for the NATO Summit in Madrid at the end of this month. The B9 format, established at the initiative of Polish President Duda and Romanian President Iohannis in the aftermath of Russia’s first invasion of Ukraine in 2014, includes NATO Allies Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia, and its summit is currently taking place in Bucharest.
|08 Jun. 2022 ||
NATO Secretary General addresses deterrence and defence with Baltic Prime Ministers
On Wednesday (8 June 2022), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a conference call with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Latvian Prime Minster Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš and Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė.
|23 May. 2022 ||
Strengthening civil-military cooperation on aviation with NATO support
Last week, the NATO Aviation Committee met in Rome (Italy) to discuss prospects of future civil-military cooperation on aviation. The event was co-organized by NATO and the Italian Air Force.
|31 Mar. 2022 ||
NATO Deputy Secretary General participates in meeting of B9 countries
On Thursday (31 March 2022), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană participated in a Foreign Ministers meeting of the Bucharest 9 Initiative, which includes Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. The meeting took place in Bratislava, Slovakia, where the Deputy Secretary General also met with Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia, Ivan Korčok, and Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasian Affairs of the United States, Dr Karen Donfried.
|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.
|01 Mar. 2022 ||
Secretary General in Poland: NATO Allies will always stand together to protect each other
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg began a trip to Poland with a visit to Łask airbase on Tuesday (1 March 2022). He met troops from Poland and the United States, together with Polish President Andrzej Duda, and commended their service and sacrifice.
|01 Mar. 2022 ||
NATO Secretary General visits multinational battlegroup in Estonia
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with President Alar Karis on Tuesday (1 March 2022) at the start of a visit to Estonia. The Secretary General praised Estonia for its NATO contributions, as well as its strong support for Ukraine, including military and humanitarian aid.
|27 Feb. 2022 ||
Hungarian Forces ready for NATO reinforcements in the East
On Wednesday (23 February), NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Tod. D. Wolters, vetted Hungarian forces for possible support to NATO’s enhanced defence in the Eastern flank of the Alliance. This decision follows Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified invasion of Ukraine and is part of a broad range of measures aimed to ensure the protection and defence of all Allies.