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6 Mar. 2017

NATO Spokesperson Oana Lungescu condemns latest ballistic missile tests by North Korea

I strongly condemn the most recent reported ballistic missile tests conducted by North Korea. Once again, these missile tests are in direct violation of a series of Security Council Resolutions which require North Korea to cease all activities related to its ballistic missile programmes and to abandon all existing weapons of mass destruction programmes in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner. These most recent tests, where three missiles reportedly landed in Japanese controlled waters, are especially provocative.

3 Mar. 2017

NATO Military Committee in Georgia to take stock of the implementation of Substantial NATO-Georgia Package

For the second time since 2014, the NATO Military Committee visited Georgia. During the two-day trip (2 & 3 March), NATO’s Military Representatives met with the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package (SNGP) team to receive a progress report, visited the Joint NATO-Georgia Training and Evaluation Centre (JTEC) and observed a pre-deployment training demonstration of Georgian troops. The Military Committee and its Chairman, General Petr Pavel, also visited the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL).

2 Mar. 2017

Secretary General: Switzerland is a valued NATO partner

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the value of the Alliance’s partnership with Switzerland during a visit to Bern and Geneva on Wednesday and Thursday (1-2 March 2017).

1 Mar. 2017

NATO Secretary General stresses value of partnership with Switzerland

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will stress the importance of the partnership between NATO and Switzerland during a two-day visit to Bern and Geneva (1-2 March 2017).

28 Feb. 2017

Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the explosions at the Kragujevac Military Facility

I am saddened to hear of the explosions at the Kragujevac Military Facility in Serbia, which resulted in the death of at least one person, with many others injured or missing. My thoughts and deep sympathy are with all those affected and with the Serbian people.

28 Feb. 2017

Statement by the NATO Spokesperson Oana Lungescu on developments along administrative boundary lines in Georgia

I am concerned by the announced closure of two crossing points along the administrative boundary line of the Abkhazia region of Georgia. Closing these crossing points, which are used daily by hundreds of citizens, will have a negative impact on the situation on the ground and stability in the region. It will restrict freedom of movement, affecting the livelihoods of local residents.

27 Feb. 2017

Secretary General welcomes Armenian President to NATO Headquarters

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan to NATO Headquarters on Monday (27 February 2017), for talks on current security challenges and the partnership between the Alliance and Yerevan.

24 Feb. 2017

NATO develops telemedicine system to save lives in emergencies

NATO has developed a multinational telemedicine system, enabling medical specialists to provide real-time recommendations to first responders at emergency scenes or in combat zones. On Friday (24 February 2017), a high-level conference at NATO headquarters marked the completion of this project, supported by the NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme.

23 Feb. 2017

Support for reform of professional military education in Mauritania

A NATO expert team visited the National Staff College (École nationale d’état-major de la Mauritanie - ENEM) in Nouakchott, in February 2017, to chart progress and plans for the Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) in Mauritania.

20 Feb. 2017

Secretary General welcomes US Vice President to NATO headquarters

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed US Vice President Mike Pence to NATO Headquarters on Monday (20 February 2017), and thanked him for America’s unwavering commitment to the transatlantic bond.

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