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The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits Iceland

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited Iceland on 10-11 November 2019. During his visit, Air Chief Marshal Peach met with Iceland’s Chief of Defence, Minister Arnór Sigurjónsson, Minister of Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson and with the Parliament’s Foreign Relations Committee. The Chairman also addressed the Icelandic Atlantic Treaty Association.
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NATO Defence Ministers discuss security challenges, including situation in northeast Syria

NATO Defence Ministers met in Brussels on Thursday (24 October 2019) to discuss a wide range of issues, including the situation in northeast Syria.
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Washington hosts NATO-Industry Forum 2019

The NATO-Industry Forum is the primary venue for strategic dialogue with industry on NATO capability planning and development. Sponsored by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the Forum is co-organised by the Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, General André Lanata, and the NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment, Camille Grand.
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Over 3000 troops begin exercise Silver Arrow in Latvia

Over 3,000 troops and 200 vehicles from 12 NATO Allies¹ are taking part in exercise Silver Arrow in Latvia this week. The multinational exercise, which wraps up on 3 October, provides an opportunity for forces to enhance their readiness, and train with one of four NATO battlegroups in the region.
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Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach visits Croatia

From 15 to 16 September, the Chairman of NATO’s Military Committee Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach visited Croatia, where he reaffirmed NATO’s gratitude for Croatia’s contributions to the Alliance. While in Croatia, Air Chief Marshal Peach met with the Croatian Chief of Defence, General Mirko Šundov, and Croatia’s Minister of Defence, Mr. Damir Krstičević to discuss NATO’s ongoing missions and activities and security in the Western Balkans.
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Allied Chiefs of Defence - NATO remains a pillar of stability in an uncertain world

The twenty-nine NATO Chiefs of Defence, as well as the invitee Chief of Defence from the Republic of North Macedonia, gathered in Ljubljana, Slovenia 13-15 September 19 for the final Military Committee conference of 2019.
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NATO commemorates anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joined US Permanent Representative Kay Bailey Hutchison at the 9/11 and Article 5 Memorial at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (11 September 2019), for a ceremony commemorating the 18th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Mr. Stoltenberg recalled that the attack led to the invocation of the Alliance's collective defence clause for the first and only time in history, and that Allies stand united in the "global, generational fight" against terrorism. He said: "Europe and North America must continue to stand together now as we stood together on 9/11, united in our commitment to protect our people and our values."
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NATO will defend itself (Article by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg published in Prospect)

The alliance will guard its cyber domain—and invoke collective defence if required.
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The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee marks NATO’s 70th Anniversary at Royal International Air Tattoo

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach attended the annual Air and Space Power Conference in London (18 July) before heading to the Royal International Air Tattoo in Fairford (19 to 21 July).
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Defence Expenditure of NATO Countries (2012-2019)

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.

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