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9 Jun. 2019

Statement by the NATO Spokesperson on the situation in the Republic of Moldova

NATO is following with concern the political crisis in the Republic of Moldova. We call on all political forces in the country to exercise calm and restraint, and to resolve their differences through dialogue, in full respect of the rule of law.

8 Jun. 2019

NATO supports groundbreaking cyber exercise at GLOBSEC 2019 Forum

The first-ever cyber crisis simulation workshop, called "Disruptive Dilemmas", took place in Bratislava, Slovakia, on June 6 2019. Co-sponsored by NATO, this was the largest side event at the GLOBSEC Bratislava 2019 Forum. It featured a keynote address on navigating digital disruptions in countering terrorism by Dr. Benedetta Berti-Alberti, Head of Policy Planning at the Office of the NATO Secretary General.

7 Jun. 2019

NATO navies test readiness in Baltic Sea

Around 8,600 U.S. and European troops from 18 nations are taking part in the annual BALTOPS naval exercise that starts on Sunday (9 June) in Germany’s Baltic Sea port of Kiel. The 47th BALTOPS exercise involves maritime, air and ground forces with about 50 ships and submarines and 40 aircraft and will run through 21 June. The training includes finding and destroying sea mines and submarines, the use of air defence and landing troops onshore as well as defence against attack from enemy navy vessels.

7 Jun. 2019

NATO works with Colombia on counter-terrorism at sea

Experts from NATO and Colombia joined up to support the Colombian Armed Forces’ efforts in their ongoing fight against maritime piracy and narcotics during a workshop sponsored by the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, held in Copenhagen, Denmark from 27 to 29 May 2019.

7 Jun. 2019

The 106th NATO Electronic Warfare Advisory Committee (NEWAC) convenes in Brussels

On 5th to 7th June, the NATO Electronic Warfare Advisory Committee held its 106th Plenary meeting at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels.

6 Jun. 2019

NATO Spearhead Force deploys to test readiness

A force of 2,500 German, Dutch and Norwegian troops and 1,000 vehicles is currently taking part in exercise Noble Jump 19 at the Zagan training range in Western Poland. Noble Jump is the main training opportunity for NATO’s Spearhead Force, the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF), and tests how well its different units work together.

5 Jun. 2019

NATO Allies and partners reaffirm their firm support to Ambassador Khalilzad’s continued efforts towards lasting peace in Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with the United States Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (5 June 2019). Ambassador Khalilzad also briefed all 41 NATO Allies and Resolute Support Mission operational partners on his latest efforts in support for peace in Afghanistan.

4 Jun. 2019

NATO Secretary General: Poland makes major contributions to our shared security

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised Poland’s strong commitment to the Alliance during a visit by President Andrzej Duda to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (4 June 2019). The two leaders discussed the current security environment and preparations for the Summit of NATO leaders in London this December.

4 Jun. 2019

NATO Allies and partners reaffirm their commitment to the financial sustainment of the Afghan security forces and the importance of strong security forces to peace in Afghanistan

At the plenary meeting of the Afghan National Army Trust Fund Board - held today (04 June 2019) at NATO Headquarters - NATO Allies and partners confirmed their steadfast support to the financial sustainment of the Afghan security forces. Together with representatives of the donors’ community, they reviewed the Trust Fund management, implementation and performance; and they outlined future requirements.

4 Jun. 2019

Secretary General praises Ukraine’s partnership with NATO, calls for continuing reform

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Ukraine’s new President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (4 June 2019) for bilateral talks, as well as a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission focused on the security situation in the country. Calling Ukraine a “highly valued partner,” Mr. Stoltenberg thanked Ukraine for contributing to NATO missions in Afghanistan and Kosovo, despite serious security challenges at home. He also welcomed Allied exercises with Ukraine, calling these a sign of Kyiv’s “strong commitment to international security”.

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