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23 Apr. 2013 130423c-021.jpg - Meetings of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Brussels - North Atlantic Council (NAC) meeting, 83.32KB

Statement by NATO Foreign Ministers on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

NATO Foreign Ministers condemn in the strongest possible terms the continued development by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) of ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes, and its recent inflammatory and threatening rhetoric.
23 Apr. 2013 130221a-003.jpg - Meetings of the NATO Defence Ministers in Brussels - Arrival and Doorstep Statement by NATO Secretary General, 45.02KB

Foreign ministerial opens with discussion on security hot spots

NATO Foreign Ministers started their ministerial Tuesday (23 April) with discussions on a wide range of security issues including North Korea and recent developments across the Middle East and North Africa. “We will discuss North Korea’s provocative actions and threatening statements. They remain a serious challenge for regional and international stability and security. And the international community must send a strong and united message”, said NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, arriving for the talks.
23 Apr. 2013 130423j-009.jpg - Meeting of the non-NATO ISAF Contributing Nations, 86.49KB

NATO’s support to Afghan army sustainment takes shape

Foreign ministers from NATO and ISAF partner nations made progress in shaping NATO’s long-term support to Afghanistan at a meeting in Brussels on Tuesday (23 April 2013). “Today we agreed on the means to ensure transparency and accountability in our future funding mechanisms of the Afghan security forces. This is an important pillar of the international community’s wider commitment to sustaining Afghanistan in the years to come,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said.
23 Apr. 2013 130423m-002.jpg - Visit to NATO by President Hamid Karzai of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, 65.76KB

NATO Secretary General meets President Karzai of Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen made a statement to the press ahead of a bilateral meeting with the President the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai on Tuesday 23 April in the margins of a NATO Foreign Ministerial.
23 Apr. 2013 130423f-005.jpg - Meeting of the NATO-Russia Council (NRC), 53.74KB

NATO-Russia Council expands support to Afghan Air Force

NATO Foreign Ministers together with their Russian counterpart, Minister Sergey Lavrov, agreed to expand their support for the Afghan Air Force during a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council (NRC) on Tuesday (23 April). “Today we launched the second phase of the NATO-Russia Trust Fund for the maintenance of helicopters in Afghanistan,” said NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

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