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Deputy Secretary General: new ambitions for NATO-EU cooperation

In an online event with the European Parliament on Monday (28 June 2021), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană said that NATO’s Brussels Summit had set ‘a new level of ambition’ for NATO-EU cooperation, “including in areas such as resilience, new technologies, climate change, or strategic competition”.
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Deputy Secretary General discusses NATO-EU cooperation at military mobility symposium

NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană, speaking at the Military Mobility Symposium co-organized by the European Defence Agency and the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union on Thursday (6 May 2021), stressed the importance of strong NATO-EU cooperation on military mobility in order to maintain preparedness and preserve collective security.
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NATO Secretary General discusses military mobility, Russia, Afghanistan with EU Defence Ministers

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday (6 May 2021) that NATO continues to closely monitor Russia’s significant military build-up in and around Ukraine.
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Directors General of the NATO and EU International Military Staffs meet to assess ongoing cooperation

On Tuesday 16 March 2021, Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann, Director General of the NATO International Military Staff, hosted a virtual meeting with his EU counterpart, Vice Admiral Hervé Bléjean to discuss the ongoing EU-NATO cooperation, including in exercises, training, military mobility and medical cooperation. The meeting concluded with the presentation of the COVID-19 lessons-learned programme spearheaded by NATO Allied Command Transformation, with the support of NATO Centres of Excellence.
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We can achieve more together than alone, NATO Secretary General tells European Parliament members

The strong transatlantic bond in NATO remains the cornerstone of Europe’s security, and closer cooperation with the European Union is an important part of our work for the future, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in his address to the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee and Sub-Committee on Security and Defence on Monday (15 March 2021).
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Deputy Secretary General highlights NATO’s role as transatlantic forum for collaboration on emerging technologies

NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană discussed the external policy dimension of Artificial Intelligence at the European Parliament today (04 March 2021). In a lively discussion with Members of the European Parliament from the Special Committee of Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age, Mr. Geoană highlighted NATO’s importance as a transatlantic forum for collaboration and coordination on emerging and disruptive technologies (EDT) – as well as the potential of cooperation between NATO and the European Union (EU) in this area.
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Secretary General at European Council: NATO and the EU must do even more together

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed leaders in the European Council on Friday (26 February 2021), arguing for further strengthening NATO-EU cooperation and the NATO 2030 initiative.
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Secretary General: NATO-EU cooperation has reached unprecedented levels

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had discussions at the European Commission on Tuesday (15 December 2020) about how to further strengthen NATO’s cooperation with the European Union. While the Secretary General often meets with EU leaders and EU Commissioners, this is the first time that a NATO Secretary General attended a meeting of the College of Commissioners, a sign of the deepening partnership between NATO and the EU.
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NATO Secretary General and Chancellor Merkel discuss current security challenges

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held a series of high-level meetings in the German capital Berlin on Wednesday and Thursday (26-27 August).
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NATO Secretary General discusses Belarus, Eastern Mediterranean with EU defence ministers

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is attending a meeting of European Union Ministers of Defence in Berlin today (26 August 2020), to discuss missions and operations, the situation in Belarus as well as in the Eastern Mediterranean. In the margins of the meeting, Mr. Stoltenberg will have bilateral meetings with ministers and the EU High Representative / Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell. On Thursday (27 August 2020), Mr. Stoltenberg will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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