Showing posts with label NATO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NATO. Show all posts

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence vows NATO support, hold Russia 'accountable'

Vice President Mike Pence vowed Saturday to hold Russia accountable for its actions and said the United States will be 'unwavering' in its support to the NATO alliance as he took to the world's stage at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, his first official international trip since taking office in January.

L'Allemagne s'engage à augmenter son budget militaire et à respecter ses obligations envers l'OTAN

L'Allemagne va dépenser près de 25 milliards d'euros supplémentaires par an pour atteindre l'objectif fixé par l'OTAN. Le réarmement allemand s'accompagne d'une volonté affirmée par Berlin de jouer un rôle plus important dans le cadre de l'OTAN.

German defense minster calls for responsible US involvement in world security

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said during her opening speech at the 53rd Munich Security Conference (MSC) here on Friday that the world needed a globally committed and responsible United States.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

NATO keeps trying to draw Russia into confrontation, meddle in internal affairs: Vladimir Putin

NATO is constantly trying to draw Russia into a confrontation, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. He added that members of the alliance continue to interfere in Russia’s domestic affairs.

NATO allies to jointly buy planes, set up HQ

European NATO allies agreed on Thursday to jointly buy planes and submarines and possibly open a new command headquarters for elite troops as Europe seeks to show the US it is serious about its own security.

Monday, February 13, 2017

UN: Coalition air raids kill 18 civilians in Helmand

Civilians, mostly women and children, were killed last week in air raids by coalition forces in Afghanistan's Helmand province, an initial United Nations inquiry suggested.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

U.S. Army tanks being moved to Russian border

The U.S. Army will send M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks to the Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania along Russia's borders ahead of a NATO operation in the spring.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

About 40 Turkish NATO soldiers requested asylum in Germany: media

About 40 mostly high-ranking Turkish soldiers who worked at NATO facilities in Germany but were suspended after the failed coup in Turkey in July have requested asylum in Germany, news magazine Der Spiegel and broadcaster ARD reported Saturday.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Lavrov points to Moscow’s reciprocal measures for NATO steps changing situation in Europe

Moscow has been taking reciprocal measures for NATO’s steps aimed at changing the military and political situation in Europe, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said addressing the State Duma (lower house of parliament).

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Pentagon Chief Vows 'Unshakable Commitment' to NATO

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reassured NATO allies Monday that Washington had an "unshakable commitment" to the military alliance, despite President Donald Trump previously deriding the organization as "obsolete."

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

NATO allies discuss Georgia's NATO membership

NATO on Tuesday welcomed Georgia's ongoing reform efforts in preparation for the country's membership in the security organization at a NATO-Georgia Commission meeting.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Kremlin agrees with Trump that NATO is 'vestige of past'

The Kremlin agrees with US President-elect Donald Trump that NATO is a vestige of the past, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.

Trump: NATO is obsolete, Merkel's refugee policy is catastrophe

US President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview with the German daily Bild that NATO is "obsolete" and accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of committing a "catastrophic mistake" with her refugee policy to allow some 890,000 refugees, many of them from Syria, into the country in 2015.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

NATO report clears U.S. in attack that killed 33 Afghan civilians

An investigation led by NATO commanders cleared U.S. soldiers of any wrongdoing in a firefight with the Taliban in Afghanistan in November that led to 33 civilian deaths.

Turkey's anti-terror fight protects Europe, NATO states

Minister for EU Affairs Omer Celik on Wednesday said Turkey’s fight against terrorism also protects the borders of Europe and NATO states.....etc

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Long-Term Occupation of Syria : Turkey 'Testing the Waters' by Hinting NATO Could Be Kicked Out of Incirlik

High-ranking Turkish officials have recently expressed their discontent with Washington failing to provide assistance to Ankara's "military operation" [?] in northern Syria, implying that NATO forces could even be asked to leave the Incirlik airbase.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Venezuela: Colombia-NATO link may pose as risk to LatAm peace

Venezuela on Monday warned that a possible accord between Colombia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) could pose as a risk to peace in Latin America.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Nouvelles victimes parmi les civils suite à des frappes US en Afghanistan

Des frappes aériennes effectuées par les États-Unis et l’Afghanistan dans la province d’Orozgân ont coûté la vie à des civils. Un député de la chambre haute du parlement iranien l’a fait savoir dans une interview accordée à Sputnik.

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