|19 Mar. 2020 ||
Secretary General presents Annual Report for 2019, addresses NATO's response to COVID-19 pandemic
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg presented his Annual Report for 2019 and outlined the Alliance’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday (19 March 2020). In light of measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus, the Secretary General launched his report for the first time with a virtual press conference.
|18 Mar. 2020 ||
NATO Allies take stock of response to COVID-19 outbreak
NATO ambassadors held a regular meeting of the North Atlantic Council on Wednesday (18 March 2020). They addressed the COVID-19 pandemic, and the measures being taken by NATO and Allies to curb its spread.
|28 Mar. 2020 ||
Coronavirus response: second C-17 cargo plane arrives in Romania with 100,000 protective suits
A military plane filled with 45 tons of medical supplies landed at Bucharest airport on Saturday morning (28 March 2020). The C-17 Globemaster cargo plane, which arrived from the Republic of Korea, carried 100,000 protective suits as part of efforts to combat the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The protective suits were purchased by the Romanian government as part of the efforts to combat COVID-19.
|13 Mar. 2020 ||
NATO Secretary General visits Paris
The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited Paris on Friday (13 March 2020) to meet the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian.
|12 Mar. 2020 ||
Allied fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft
Fighter jets from several NATO countries scrambled on Wednesday (11 March 2020) to intercept Russian military aircraft off the western coasts of Scotland and Ireland and over the Gulf of Biscay.
|11 Mar. 2020 ||
NATO and Serbia boost cooperation on defence education
On 25 February 2020, Major General Ilija Todorov, Deputy Commandant of the Serbian Joint Forces Command, opened the 4th Multinational Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO) Workshop in Belgrade. The event was hosted by the Republic of Serbia, under the title “Focusing on NCO Professional Military Education (PME) as a tool for development of the NCO corps for the XXI Century.” It was was co-organised by NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) and the Partnership for Peace Consortium.
|10 Mar. 2020 ||
NATO Secretary General meets the Foreign and Defence Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Minister of Foreign Affairs Bisera Turković and Minister of Defence Sifet Podžić at NATO Headquarters on 10 March 2020 to discuss cooperation between NATO and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
|09 Mar. 2020 ||
NATO Secretary General discusses situation in Syria with President Erdoğan
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday (9 March 2020) in Brussels.
|09 Mar. 2020 ||
Statement by the NATO Spokesperson on COVID-19
We can confirm that one NATO staff member working at NATO HQ in Brussels has tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member had come back from a holiday in northern Italy, felt unwell at the end of last week, and was tested due to the onset of fever-like symptoms. The staff member is currently at home in self-isolation. Within minutes of receiving the result, all the immediate work colleagues were informed. They had been working from home at the end of last week and continue to do so. All NATO headquarters staff have also been informed of the confirmed case. NATO continues to monitor the situation on an ongoing basis and to take all necessary measures.
|06 Mar. 2020 ||
Statement by the NATO Secretary General on MH17 criminal trial
I welcome the start of the criminal trial for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. This trial is an important milestone in the efforts to ensure justice for the 298 victims and their families.