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1 Feb. 2019

Statement on Russia's failure to comply with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, issued by the North Atlantic Council, Brussels, 1 February 2019

31 Jan. 2019

Secretary General praises Romania’s contributions to shared security

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held a press point with the President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Iohannis, in Bucharest on Thursday (31 January 2019). Mr. Stoltenberg thanked Romania for its strong contributions to the Alliance, including its support for greater security in Afghanistan and Kosovo, and its leadership in the multinational battlegroup in promoting Black Sea Security. Secretary General Stoltenberg and President Iohannis also discussed the future of the INF Treaty and NATO’s mission in Afghanistan. The Secretary General also congratulated Romania on their first presidency of the Council of the European Union, thanking them for making NATO-EU cooperation a priority during their presidency.

31 Jan. 2019

Allies receive new land munitions through NATO project

Denmark, France and the Netherlands have received the first shipment of new anti-tank weapons under the multinational NATO project Land Battle Decisive Munition (LBDM). The munitions were delivered, after only six months, through the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). The NATO project involves 16 Allies and three NATO partners. The acquisition of LBDM will further strengthen NATO’s collective defence.

31 Jan. 2019

NATO reserve organisations renew Memorandum of Understanding

From 29 to 31 January, NATO hosted simultaneous meetings of the National Reserve Forces Committee (NRFC) and the Confédération Interalliée des Officiers de Réserve (CIOR). Both organisations renewed their joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to continuously improve cooperation.

30 Jan. 2019

In Romania, Secretary General praises deepening NATO-EU cooperation

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is attending the meeting of EU Ministers of Defence, which is taking place in Bucharest. Arriving at the Palace of the Parliament, the Secretary General praised Romania for making the cooperation between NATO and the European Union a priority for its first Presidency of the Council of the EU. Tonight (30/01/2018) Mr. Stoltenberg will meet with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, and will discuss Women, Peace and Security issues with EU Ministers. Tomorrow he will meet with the President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Iohannis.

29 Jan. 2019

Secretary General welcomes Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia and Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia, Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, on Tuesday (29 January 2019) to discuss regional issues and defence investment. The Secretary General thanked Slovakia for its long-term engagement in Afghanistan and for its wider commitment to boosting Alliance security.

28 Jan. 2019

Secretary General in Washington: US leadership is key for NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the Pentagon in Washington D.C. on Monday (28 January 2019) for talks with Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan. Calling US leadership “key” for the Alliance, the Secretary General highlighted the “real results” seen over the past few years, including higher readiness, stepping up in the fight against terrorism, and better burden-sharing. He recalled that since 2016, European Allies and Canada have spent an extra 41 billion US dollars in real terms, and that by 2020, this figure is expected to increase to $100 billion.

25 Jan. 2019

Secretary General: NATO and New Zealand are close partners

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to NATO Headquarters on Friday (25 January 2019) for talks on the Alliance's cooperation with New Zealand. Calling the country a close partner in standing up for international security and the rules-based order, the Secretary General thanked the Prime Minister for New Zealand's contributions in Afghanistan and Iraq, adding he looked forward to deepening cooperation in the future.

25 Jan. 2019

NATO-Russia Council meets in Brussels

The NATO-Russia Council, which brings together all 29 NATO Allies and Russia, met in Brussels on Friday (25 January 2019). NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, who chaired the meeting, noted that Allies and Russia discussed two important topics: Ukraine and the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. “On both of these issues, Allies and Russia fundamentally disagree, but that is exactly why it is important to talk – to address concerns, increase predictability and reduce risks,” he said.

25 Jan. 2019

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee discusses Projecting Stability on visit to Italy

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach visited the NATO Joint Force Command in Naples, Italy on the 25th January 2019 where he met with the Commander, Admiral James Foggo, and key personnel working at the Hub for the South.

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