Jens Stoltenberg

Stoltenberg to visit Ankara and Athens

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will arrive in Turkey and Greece with official visits next week. According to the NATO press service, on Monday, Stoltenberg will visit Ankara, and on Tuesday, he will hold talks in Athens. …

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Erdogan and Stoltenberg discuss pandemic,Syria and Libya

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and head of NATO Jens Stoltenberg discussed via telephone the novel coronavirus and steps to take in the post-pandemic period, according to a statement by Ankara's presidential Directorate of …

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Erdogan: Turkey seeks NATO support in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on NATO members to show their alliance with Turkey at this critical time. "NATO is in a critical period in which it should clearly show the alliance’s …

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Lavrov and Stoltenberg discuss Russia-NATO relations

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held talks on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. The parties discussed the relations between Russia and the North Atlantic Alliance and  …

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NATO considering expansion into Middle East

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO expansion into the Middle East is being discussed by  NATO and its partners. "I believe there is a potential for NATO to do more. But, as I stated, …

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NATO leader urges Iran to refrain from violence

NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg has condemned Iran’s missile strike against U.S. forces in Iraq, while a NATO official says there were no casualties among the military alliance’s personnel in the country. …

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NATO to hold urgent meeting over Iraq-Iran crisis today

NATO ambassadors will gather on Monday in Brussels for an urgent meeting convened by the head of the military alliance to discuss the situation in the Middle East after a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad killed a top Iranian general, a NATO official …

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Stoltenberg wants to meet Putin

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he is willing to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. "I believe in dialogue with Russia," Stoltenberg said in an interview with dpa. …

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Stoltenberg: NATO to increase defense spending

NATO defense spending will increase by $130 billion in 2020 and by $400 billion in 2024, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said. The NATO chief already made a similar statement in early November. "The …

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Stoltenberg: NATO should help Georgia and Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that allies should provide the necessary resources to Georgia and Ukraine as the Black Sea region is important for the Alliance. He stressed that NATO is working with both …

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