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Secretary General: NATO-EU cooperation has reached unprecedented levels

Addressing the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee and Sub-Committee on Security and Defence on Tuesday (21 January 2020), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed closer NATO-EU cooperation, including on maritime security, military mobility, and countering cyber and hybrid attacks.
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NATO Secretary General discusses the situation in the Middle East with EU Foreign Ministers

Today (10 January 2020), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attended the extraordinary meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Brussels on the situation in the Middle East. Speaking to reporters, the Secretary General stressed the need for NATO and the EU to continue to support Iraq, fight international terrorism and stand together. He also called for a thorough and transparent investigation into the crash of the Ukrainian plane in Iran.
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NATO, European Union experts review cyber defence cooperation

Senior officials from NATO and the European Union met at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday (17 December 2019) for discussions on cyber defence.
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NATO Secretary General holds first meeting with EU High Representative

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with the new EU High Representative Josep Borrell at the headquarters of the European External Action Service in Brussels on Monday (9 December 2019). The meeting took place during Mr. Borrell’s first week in office. “This underlines the importance of NATO-EU cooperation,” said the Secretary General.
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NATO hosts senior military staff talks with EU

The Director General of NATO’s International Military Staff (IMS), Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann (DGIMS) and the Director General of the European Union Military Staff (EUMS), Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen (DGEUMS), co-chaired the second NATO-EU bi-annual meeting this year on 25 November 2019.
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NATO and EU Military Leadership discuss Gender in Military Operations

On 22 October 2019, NATO hosted a NATO-EU Senior Leader Seminar (SLS) on Gender in Military Operations. The Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations (NCGM) led the discussions on “The Integration of a Gender Perspective in Military Operations”.
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NATO-EU air-to-air refueling conference brings together decision-makers and industry

NATO and the European Union co-organised an air-to-air refueling conference on Thursday (17 October 2019), at EUROCONTROL in Brussels. Air-to-air refueling is a critical capability for NATO, as increasing the ability of Allied planes to fly for longer periods and farther distances has a direct bearing on the Alliance’s ability to defend its citizens and territories.
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France signs a Letter of Intent with Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Norway for cooperation on strategic airlift, air refueling

Today, (18 June 2019) six NATO Allies took a critical step towards making the future Multi Role Tanker and Transport Capability (MRTT-C) more affordable. A Letter of Intent on cooperation around the MRTT-C was signed between France and the five current MRTT-C participants: Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Norway. This will help make maintenance and repair operations for the MRTT-C more affordable. The Letter of Intent sets out areas of cooperation including exchanges of expertise and joint training.
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National Security Advisers meet at NATO Headquarters

Allied National Security Advisers and other senior officials met at NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (28 May 2019) to discuss NATO’s approach to countering hybrid threats.
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NATO Secretary General meets with President of the European Parliament

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met Antonio Tajani, the President of the European Parliament today (06 March 2019), as part of the NATO-EU cooperation. They exchanged views on the unprecedented level of cooperation between NATO and the EU, the security situation in and around Europe, European efforts on defence, and other topical issues.

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