NATO Latest Newshttp://www.nato.intWhat´s new at NATO Headquarters?enNATOVisit to the Republic of North Macedonia by the North Atlantic CouncilAt the invitation of the Republic of North Macedonia authorities, the North Atlantic Council (NAC), chaired by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, will visit Skopje on 2 and 3 June 2019.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166312.htm16631224 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Prime Minister of the Republic of EstoniaThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia, H.E. Mr. Jüri Ratas, on Monday, 27 May 2019.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166311.htm16631124 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General gives keynote speech on NATO’s adaptation to cyber threatsNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed a conference at the National Cyber Security Centre in London on Thursday (23 May 2019) on how the Alliance is countering cyber threats.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166287.htm16628723 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General announces dates for the Summit of NATO Heads of State and Government in LondonI am happy to announce that the next Summit of Allied leaders will take place on 3-4 December 2019 in London to mark NATO’s 70th anniversary. I discussed preparations for the event with Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street last week (14 May) and I thanked the United Kingdom for agreeing to host the event.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166231.htm16623122 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO Chiefs of Defence discuss future Alliance adaptationOn 22 May 2019, the twenty-nine Allied Chiefs of Defence and invitee North Macedonia met in Brussels, Belgium for the 181st Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166244.htm16624422 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTVisit by the North Atlantic Council to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandThe Secretary General will travel to the United Kingdom on Wednesday 22 May for a bilateral meeting with the Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, The Right Honourable Penny Mordaunt.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166174.htm16617421 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTFrench troops join NATO battlegroup in EstoniaAround 300 French soldiers have joined NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence battlegroup in Tapa, Estonia. On Thursday (16 May 2019), a ceremony took place in Tapa to mark the transfer of authority from Belgium to France.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166179.htm16617921 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General marks 50 years of UK submarine nuclear deterrentNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has praised the United Kingdom for maintaining a continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent for 50 years in a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166172.htm16617221 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO moves ahead with 1.4 billion euros investment in new technologiesNATO on Monday (20 May 2019) released 1.4 billion EUR in business opportunities over the course of the next 18 months, in areas ranging from cybersecurity, surveillance and reconnaissance, command and control, to the field of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defence.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166126.htm16612620 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General and Tunisian Foreign Minister take stock of partnership between NATO and TunisiaTunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today (16 May 2019) at NATO Headquarters. They shared views on Tunisia-NATO partnership and the commitment of both sides to cooperation.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166093.htm16609316 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of TunisiaOn Thursday, 16 May 2019, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia, H.E. Mr. Khemaies Jhinaoui at NATO Headquarters.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166074.htm16607415 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General to attend EU Foreign Affairs CouncilOn Tuesday, 14 May 2019, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller, will attend a working lunch of the EU Foreign Affairs Council, during which she will have an exchange of views with defence ministers on NATO-EU cooperation.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166029.htm16602914 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General in London to prepare Leaders’ MeetingNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed preparations for the next meeting of NATO leaders with Prime Minister Theresa May in a visit to 10 Downing Street on Tuesday (14 May 2019). The meeting in London in December will be an opportunity for Allied Heads of State and Government to address NATO’s continued adaptation to deal with the security challenges the Alliance faces. The Secretary General and the Prime Minister also had talks about the current security situation, including Russia’s continued breach of the INF treaty, and burden-sharing within the Alliance.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_165984.htm16598414 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to travel to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to London on Tuesday 14 May and Wednesday 15 May 2019.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166022.htm16602213 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General calls for end to Libya fightingNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Libya Ghassan Salamé at NATO headquarters on Monday (13 May 2019) for talks on the security situation in Libya.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_166000.htm16600013 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to meet with the Head of the United Nations Support Mission in LibyaOn Monday, 13 May 2019, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet the Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, H.E. Mr. Ghassan Salamé, at NATO Headquarters.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_165966.htm16596610 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to meet the President of UkraineOn Monday, 13 May 2019, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet the President of Ukraine, H.E. Mr. Petro Poroshenko, at NATO Headquarters.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_165988.htm16598810 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO Special Envoy for Women, Peace and Security visits ColombiaClare Hutchinson, the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security visited Colombia (25-26 April 2019) to participate in an international seminar on gender and territorial security. While in Bogota, Ms. Hutchinson also attended a number of high level meetings, including with the Colombian Vice Minister of Defence Ms Diana Abaunza Millares and the Head of the Colombian Army Gender Office, Lieutenant Colonel Claudia Martinez.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_165964.htm16596409 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO ships start missile defence drill off ScotlandShips from nine NATO countries are taking part in live-fire air and missile defence drills off the coast of Scotland from Tuesday (7 May 2019). Exercise Formidable Shield will take place at the United Kingdom’s Hebrides training range, in the Western Isles of Scotland and will run until 19 May. Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO will conduct the exercise on behalf of the US Navy.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_165940.htm16594008 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMTNATO and the United Nations mark continued cooperation against terrorismOn 6 May 2019, a high-level delegation of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee and its Executive Directorate visited NATO Headquarters in Brussels to discuss the latest emerging threats of terrorism, foreign terrorist fighters and returnees, as well as possible areas for enhancing cooperation. Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Chair of the Counter Terrorism Committee, or CTC) and Michèle Coninsx (Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, or CTED), accompanied by CTED’s Chief of Section for Europe, Middle East and Central Asia, A.E. Seif El-Dawla, briefed NATO diplomatic representatives and officials, including Dr. Antonio Missiroli (Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges), Robert Weaver (Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges) and James Appathurai (Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy).http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_165850.htm16585007 May. 2019 12:00:00 GMT