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14 Apr. 2018 180414a-008.jpg - Press point by NATO Secretary General following NAC meeting on actions taken against use of chemical weapons in Syria , 44.79KB

Statement by the North Atlantic Council on Actions taken against the use of chemical weapons in Syria

In the North Atlantic Council today the United States, France and United Kingdom briefed Allies on their joint military action on 14 April. They briefed that a significant body of information indicated that the Syrian regime was responsible for the attack against civilians in Douma on 7 April, and that their military action was limited to the Syrian regime’s facilities enabling the production and employment of chemical weapons. The three Allies emphasized that there was no practicable alternative to the use of force.
27 Mar. 2018 180327a-005.jpg - Statement by the NATO Secretary General, 45.25KB

Statement by NATO Secretary General on further decisions following the use of a nerve agent in Salisbury

(As delivered)
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NATO-supported DNA researcher wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

From quiet, rural Turkey to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Professor Aziz Sancar has, from a young age, made life choices that have taken him as far as discovering ways of curing serious illnesses such as skin cancer.
20 Nov. 2001

New Director appointed to the NATO Information Office in Moscow

The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, today announced the appointment of Dr. Rolf Welberts as Director of the new NATO Information Office in Moscow.
10 Nov. 2004

New Director appointed to the NATO Information Office in Moscow

The Secretary General of NATO, Mr Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, announced today the appointment of Dr Isabelle Francois as Director of the NATO Information Centre in Moscow.
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Afghans look forward with optimism

A survey of more than 6,000 Afghanistan residents shows increasing security in the region has seen more Afghans look towards a positive future for their country.
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Russian parliamentarians meet top officials at NATO Headquarters

Members of the Russian State Duma and Federation Council talked to senior NATO officials about NATO’s current agenda and its relations with Russia during a visit to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday 21 May. The parliamentarians, who are members of the Russian delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NPA), had just attended the spring session of the NPA in Luxembourg.
26 Apr. 2012 120426-helicopter-training.jpg - ANP Crisis Response Unit Shines During ISAF SOF Air Assault Training, 34.01KB

Afghan helicopter-maintenance staff start training under NATO-Russia project

The first training course for ten Afghan helicopter-maintenance staff got underway at the OAO Novosibirsk Aircraft Repair Plant on 1 April 2012. The 90-day course is taking place in the framework of the Helicopter Maintenance Trust Fund project, which was launched by the NATO-Russia Council (NRC) in April 2011 to build capacity in the Afghan Air Force (AAF) to operate its helicopter fleet more effectively.
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NATO Secretary General urges international engagement on Syria, Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen urged the international community to engage actively to end the violence in Syria and support Afghanistan's long-term development at a press conference on 2 July.
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NATO-Russia Council approves ambitious cooperation plan for 2014

NATO Foreign Ministers together with their Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, on Wednesday (4 December 2013) agreed to launch a joint trust fund project to dispose of obsolete and dangerous ammunition in the Kaliningrad region and discussed pressing international security issues, with a focus on Afghanistan, Iran and Syria. “Today, we agreed to launch a project for the disposal of obsolete and dangerous ammunition in a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly way”, the Secretary General said. “By doing so, we will make the environment safer for all those who live near these stocks of dangerous ammunition. And we will create the conditions for former military sites to be converted to civilian use.”

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