NATO Latest Newshttp://www.nato.intWhat´s new at NATO Headquarters?enNATONATO commemorates Battle of the Atlantic as US forces arrive in IcelandTop US and Icelandic officials met in Reykjavik on Tuesday (16 October 2018) to commemorate the Battle of the Atlantic, World War II’s longest continuous military campaign. On a ceremony aboard the Icelandic Coast Guard Vessel THOR, Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson and Admiral James G. Foggo III, Commander of NATO’s Joint Force Command Naples and US Naval Forces in Europe and Africa, jointly laid a wreath into the sea to honour all those who fell in the fight for freedom.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159486.htm15948616 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTDiplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO headquartersOn 15 and 16 October 2018, the Political Affairs and Security Policy Division received a delegation of Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159466.htm15946616 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General to address l’École Militaire in ParisThe NATO Deputy Secretary General, the Honourable Rose Gottemoeller, will travel to Paris on Tuesday, 16 October 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159465.htm15946515 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTHungary increases its scientific cooperation with NATOScientists and other experts from NATO and Hungary discussed future projects of cooperation at the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Information Day held in Budapest on 11 October 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159305.htm15930512 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General visits USS Harry S. Truman, en route to Exercise Trident JunctureNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the North Sea on Friday (12 October 2018), together with the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Curtis Scaparrotti. The USS Truman is en route to participate in NATO’s biggest exercise in years, Trident Juncture 2018, joining around sixty other ships from across the Alliance.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159343.htm15934312 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of UkraineOn Monday, 15 October 2018, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, H.E. Mr. Pavlo Klimkin.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159358.htm15935812 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTTwo NATO scientific projects successfully tested in SerbiaTwo disaster relief tools, namely a multinational telemedicine facility and the Next-Generation Incident Command System, were tested during a civil preparedness exercise in Serbia from 8 to 11 October 2018. These tools were developed in the framework of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159349.htm15934912 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTUK and German forces test military mobility en route to NATO’s biggest exercise in decadesUK troops landed at Rotterdam in the Netherlands on Wednesday (10 October 2018) as German tanks boarded a cargo ship on their way to Norway for Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 – NATO's largest since the Cold War.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159316.htm15931611 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General visits USS Harry S. TrumanOn 12 October 2018, the Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will visit the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and the Royal Danish Navy support ship HDMS Esbern Snare, flagship of NATO’s first Standing Maritime Group.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159345.htm15934511 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of EstoniaOn Thursday, 11 October 2018, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Mr. Sven Mikser.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159233.htm15923310 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTMediterranean Dialogue Partner Countries discuss Small Arms and Light Weapons with NATOOn 8-9 October, NATO welcomed at the NATO Headquarters Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) experts from the seven MD countries for a two-day Seminar with Allies aimed at promoting regional and bilateral cooperation. The event enabled participating countries to discuss the challenges emanating from the proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the region and from their illicit trafficking. The Seminar aimed at identifying future avenues of cooperation between NATO and MD countries, in complementarity with other existing international efforts.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159302.htm15930210 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Deputy Secretary General meets Israeli parliamentary delegationOn 9 October 2018, NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller met with Avi Dicter, Chairman of the Israeli Parliament’s (Knesset) Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, to discuss NATO-Israel cooperation.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159236.htm15923610 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO and Norwegian commanders outline preparations for Trident Juncture 2018NATO’s largest military exercise in recent years will start on 25 October. At a press conference in Brussels today (09 October 2018), Admiral James G. Foggo, Commander of NATO Joint Force Command Naples, previewed the preparations and objectives of the exercise together with Lieutenant General Rune Jakobsen, Commander of the Norwegian Joint Headquarters.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159230.htm15923009 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTVisit to NATO by the Head of the United Nations Support Mission to LibyaOn Wednesday, 10 October 2018, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet the Head of the United Nations Support Mission to Libya, H.E. Mr. Ghassan Salamé.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159177.htm15917709 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTBe part of NATO’s 70th Anniversary On 4th April 2019, NATO will mark the 70th anniversary of the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty. This same year, many Allies will mark the 10th, 15th and 20th anniversaries of their joining the Alliance. This will be an occasion to reflect upon seven decades of transatlantic cooperation and on NATO’s role in safeguarding the freedom of its citizens. It will present an opportunity to also look to the future as the Alliance adapts to our rapidly changing world.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_158988.htm15898809 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTSecretary General thanks Slovenia for its contributions to NATOVisiting Ljubljana on Tuesday (9 October 2018), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg congratulated Prime Minister Marjan Šarec on taking office and praised Slovenia’s contributions to NATO. Slovenian troops serve in the Alliance’s missions in Afghanistan and Kosovo, as well as in the NATO battlegroup in Latvia.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159116.htm15911609 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to visit the Republic of SloveniaThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Ljubljana on Tuesday, 9 October 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159048.htm15904808 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General: Croatia is a committed AllyNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is visiting Croatia on Monday (8 October 2018). Speaking alongside President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Mr. Stoltenberg praised Croatia’s many contributions to the Alliance. This includes Croatian troops serving in NATO battlegroups in Lithuania and Poland, and in NATO missions in Kosovo and Afghanistan.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_158996.htm15899608 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General thanks Serbia for hosting civil emergency exerciseNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg inaugurated the civil emergency exercise “Srbija 2018” on Monday (8 October) together with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic. ‎This is the biggest exercise organised by NATO's Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre, and the first to be hosted by Serbia. It will include around 2,000 personnel from almost 40 countries.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159020.htm15902007 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMTNATO Secretary General to visit the Republic of CroatiaThe NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Zagreb on Monday, 8 October 2018.http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_159019.htm15901907 Oct. 2018 12:00:00 GMT