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30 Jun. 2021 210630c-002.jpg - Visit to NATO by the Prime Minister of Iraq, 90.27KB

Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq visits NATO Headquarters

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi of Iraq to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (30 June 2021). Prime Minister al-Kadhimi, accompanied by Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein and Defence Minister Jumaah Saadoon, discussed with the Secretary General the progress being made by NATO Mission Iraq. The non-combat mission trains and advises Iraqi security institutions and forces, helping them to fight terrorism and stabilise their country. The Secretary General highlighted the excellent cooperation between NATO and the Iraqi government, and commended Iraq's security forces for their efforts to ensure that Daesh/ISIS does not return. They discussed the security situation in the region and Iraq's upcoming elections.
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NATO Secretary General and the Georgian Defence Minister discuss Summit outcomes and practical cooperation

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the Georgian Minister of Defence Juansher Burchuladze to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (30 June), ahead of a meeting of the NATO-Georgia Commission. This was the first meeting between Mr. Stoltenberg and Mr. Burchuladze.
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Deputy Secretary General: new ambitions for NATO-EU cooperation

In an online event with the European Parliament on Monday (28 June 2021), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană said that NATO’s Brussels Summit had set ‘a new level of ambition’ for NATO-EU cooperation, “including in areas such as resilience, new technologies, climate change, or strategic competition”.
28 Jun. 2021 210628-sg-italy.jpg - NATO Secretary General visits the Italian Republic, 59.41KB

NATO Secretary General participates in Global Coalition ministerial meeting in Rome

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Rome on Monday (28 June 2021). Co-chaired by Italy and the United States, the ministerial was the group’s first in-person meeting in two years.
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Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach completes his mandate - “We must work together to protect our values and the global world order”

Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach ends his three-year tenure today, 25 June 2021. Elected in 2017 by the Allied Chiefs of Defence, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, UK Royal Air Force, has led the Military Committee at a time when threats and challenges from both state and non-state actors have created an increasingly unstable global security environment.
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NATO strengthens its partnership with Mauritania

NATO and Mauritania are further developing their long-standing partnership, by widening the scope of their political dialogue and practical cooperation. NATO civil and military officials have just completed a trip to Mauritania, where they discussed opportunities for potential additional advice, training and capacity building activities in support to Mauritanian national defence and security structures and institutions.
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Admiral Rob Bauer begins his tenure as Chair of the NATO Military Committee

Today, 25 June 2021, Admiral Rob Bauer of the Royal Netherlands Navy took over as Chair of the NATO Military Committee. Elected in October 2020, Admiral Bauer begins his three-year tenure just one week after the Brussels Summit with Heads of State and Government.
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NATO strengthens cooperation between intelligence and security community and Centres of Excellence

Today, (24 June 2021), Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence Major General Jürgen Brötz hosted the second annual meeting between intelligence and security related Centres of Excellence (COEs) and NATO’s intelligence and security community. They discussed strengthening cooperation, with a focus on education and training opportunities. The online meeting contributed to the further strengthening of mutual understanding and awareness, as well as to identifying areas where the thirteen invited COEs could assist NATO’s intelligence and security efforts on matters of common interest.
21 Jun. 2021 210621a-003.jpg - NATO Deputy Secretary General at the Chicago Business School, 58.15KB

Deputy Secretary General discusses the NATO Summit and the future of Alliance

NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană addressed the future of NATO in his remarks to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business on Monday (21 June 2021). “In these unpredictable and fast-changing times, we need bold thinking and an innovative mind-set,” he told the audience. Describing security threats as complex, including terrorism, cyber-attacks, disruptive technologies, and climate change, the Deputy Secretary General underscored the importance of unity, which Allies reaffirmed at the NATO Summit on 14 June.
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NATO Secretary General: Gender Equality is the smart thing to do

In a video keynote address at the Women Political Leaders Summit on 21 June 2021, NATO’s Secretary General stressed the importance of gender equality to NATO’s mission.

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