|05 Jul. 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 (5 July 2019) to discuss Ukraine, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, and transparency and risk reduction. This was the second meeting of the NATO-Russia Council this year. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, who chaired the meeting, said: “Our discussion was frank but necessary. Allies and Russia hold fundamentally different views but we are committed to continuing our dialogue.”
|04 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”.
|10 Apr. 2019 ||
NATO intensifies scientific cooperation with Ukraine
Experts from NATO and Ukraine took stock of progress made on several projects and agreed on new areas of cooperation, such as the reintegration of female military personnel into civilian life. This was the subject of discussion at the 16th edition of the NATO-Ukraine Joint Working Group on Scientific and Environmental Cooperation, held at NATO Headquarters on 28 March 2019.
|08 Apr. 2019 ||
Egyptian Journalists visit NATO HQ
On 3 and 4 April 2019, NATO’s Political Affairs and Security Policy Division hosted a group of journalists from the Arab Republic of Egypt. The visit was part of a long standing programme of public diplomacy activities within the framework of NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue.
|04 Apr. 2019 ||
Foreign Ministers mark NATO’s 70th anniversary, address key security challenges
NATO Foreign Ministers are meeting on Thursday (4 April 2019) in Washington D.C. to mark the Alliance’s seventieth anniversary and address key security challenges. Ministers will discuss NATO’s relations with Russia, progress in the fight against terrorism, and efforts to ensure fairer burden sharing in the Alliance.
|01 Apr. 2019 ||
Foreign Ministers to mark NATO’s 70th anniversary
NATO Foreign Ministers will meet in Washington D.C. this week to mark the seventieth anniversary of the Alliance. In a press conference on Monday (1 April 2019), NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg previewed the meeting, announcing that NATO’s relations with Russia, NATO’s role in the fight against terrorism and burden sharing will be high on the agenda.
|29 Mar. 2019 ||
NATO Military Committee visit Georgia in show of continued support
The NATO Military Committee and its Chairman, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach were in Tbilisi, Georgia on 27 and 28 March 2019. The NATO Military Representatives held a special Military Committee meeting in the NATO-Georgia format, visited the Vaziani Military Base and attended the joint NATO-Georgia Exercise.
|18 Mar. 2019 ||
Statement by the North Atlantic Council on Crimea
|07 Mar. 2019 ||
Algerian journalists visit NATO Headquarters
This week (5-6 March 2019), Algerian journalists and editors visited NATO Headquarters, as part of the Alliance’s public diplomacy efforts in the framework of the Mediterranean Dialogue.
|06 Mar. 2019 ||
NATO-Ukraine Commission discusses situation in Crimea
The NATO-Ukraine Commission met at NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (6 March 2019) to discuss the current situation in Crimea, five years after Russia’s illegal annexation. The Political Director of Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oleksiy Makeiev, and a representative of the Crimean Tatar community, Eskender Bariiev, briefed Allies on the security environment and human rights violations.