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19 Mar. 2018

Secretary General: NATO Allies stand united with the UK

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday (19 March 2018) to discuss the latest developments in the Salisbury investigation. The Secretary General stressed that NATO Allies stand in solidarity with the UK and have offered their support to the ongoing investigation.

16 Mar. 2018

Deputy Secretary General marks first anniversary of NATO’s enhanced forward presence in Poland

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller began a trip to Poland with a visit to the NATO multinational battlegroup in Orzysz on Friday (16 March 2018). Led by the US, the battlegroup is one of four that are operational in the eastern part of the Alliance.

16 Mar. 2018

Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits the United Kingdom

From 14 to 19 March 2018, Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Lieutenant General Steven Shepro visited the United Kingdom where he met with Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, British Chief of Defence, and key senior civilian and military staff at the Ministry of Defence. Lieutenant General Shepro also spoke at the Annual Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), and Command and Control (C2) Battle Management Conference. The Deputy Chairman concluded his trip with visits to the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) HQ and the NATO Maritime Command in Norfolk.

16 Mar. 2018

NATO and Serbia have a strong partnership, says Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel visited Serbia on 15 and 16 March 2018, where he met with Minister of Defence, Mr. Aleksandar Vulin and Chief of Defence, General Ljubisa Dikovic and other high level political and defence officials. While in Belgrade, General Pavel visited the Ministry of Defence, the General Staff Building, the NATO Military Liaison Office and the Serbian Simulation Training Centre at the Training and Doctrine Department of the General Staff. The Chairman also took some time to engage with the students of the Advance Security and Defence Studies.

15 Mar. 2018

Secretary General’s Annual Report: The Alliance is Stepping Up

Presenting his Annual Report today (Thursday 15 March 2018), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that “in an unpredictable world, the Alliance is stepping up to keep our nations safe”.

15 Mar. 2018

Defence Expenditure of NATO Countries (2010-2017)

NATO collects defence expenditure data from Allies on a regular basis and presents aggregates and subsets of this information. Each Ally’s Ministry of Defence reports current and estimated future defence expenditure according to an agreed definition of defence expenditure. The amounts represent payments by a national government actually made, or to be made, during the course of the fiscal year to meet the needs of its armed forces, those of Allies or of the Alliance. NATO also makes use of up-to-date economic and demographic information available from the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission (DG-ECFIN), and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

14 Mar. 2018

Statement by the North Atlantic Council on the use of a nerve agent in Salisbury

The UK briefed the North Atlantic Council today on the use of a nerve agent in Salisbury on 4 March.

14 Mar. 2018

NATO scientific project to help Mauritania with civil protection and health

Boosting NATO’s support to Mauritania’s ability to plan for civil emergencies and telemedicine was discussed on Monday (12 March 2018) by experts from Mauritania, France and Romania.

13 Mar. 2018

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits Transatlantic Allies, United States and Canada

From 4 to 12 March, General Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, visited the United States and Canada. In the US, General Pavel engaged in a discussion with the students of the West Point Military Academy before meeting with General Dunford, Chief of the Joint Staff. In Canada, General Pavel met with General Vance, Canadian Chief of Defence and attended discussions at the Canadian Armed Forces College. The visit concluded in Norfolk where CMC held talks with the Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, General Mercier.

13 Mar. 2018

NATO Allies host Russian arms control inspectors

Today (13 March 2018), Estonia hosted Russian arms control inspectors, demonstrating Allies’ ongoing commitment to transparency. The inspectors visited the Estonian Defence Forces 1st Infantry Brigade at Tapa military base, where NATO’s multinational battlegroup is based.

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