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18 January 2019 | 12:00 pm
NATO Deputy Secretary General to visit Israel
The NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will be travelling to Israel on Sunday, 20 January and Monday 21 January 2019 for meetings with senior government officials.

18 January 2019 | 12:00 pm
Defence Ministers meetings

18 January 2019 | 12:00 pm
NATO Secretary General thanks EUROCONTROL for continued cooperation
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL) on Friday (18 January 2019) to meet Director General Eamonn Brennan and reaffirm the close collaboration between the two organisations.

17 January 2019 | 12:00 pm
NATO Secretary General to visit EUROCONTROL
The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will pay a visit to EUROCONTROL on Friday, 18 January 2019.

16 January 2019 | 12:00 pm
US and Denmark take command of two NATO naval groups
A US Navy Admiral has assumed command of NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG) 1, taking over from a Royal Danish Navy Commodore. In a ceremony marking the hand-over in Copenhagen on Monday (14 January 2019), Rear Admiral Edward Cashman of the US Navy said: “The North Atlantic is a bridge that connects the Allies, not a barrier that separates them. That connectivity is even stronger today and more important than ever to our security and to our prosperity." Rear Admiral Cashman will command the group from the new flagship, the USS Gravely. At the same ceremony, the Royal Danish Navy’s Commander Peter Krogh took command of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group (SNMCMG) 1, succeeding a Belgian Navy commander.

14 January 2019 | 12:00 pm
Visit to NATO by the Chief of Defence of Ukraine
On Tuesday, 15 January 2019, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Rose Gottemoeller, will meet the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, General Viktor Muzhenko, in the margins of the Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session.

11 January 2019 | 12:00 pm
Algerian academics visit NATO Headquarters
On the 10th and 11th of January, a group of distinguished Algerian academics and university professors visited NATO Headquarters in the framework of our public diplomacy activity.

3 January 2019 | 12:00 pm
Poland takes over NATO air policing mission in Baltic states
The Polish air force on Thursday (3 January 2019) took over the lead for NATO’s air policing mission in the Baltic states from the Belgian Air Force. In a ceremony at Lithuania’s Šiauliai airbase General Tod Wolters, Commander Allied Air Command welcomed the Polish Air Force detachment and commended the Belgian Air Force for having kept the Baltic airspace safe during their four months tour.

1 January 2019 | 12:00 pm
Germany steps up to lead NATO high readiness force
German forces on Tuesday (1 January 2019) took the lead for NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF), providing thousands of soldiers to be on standby and ready to deploy within days. Germany takes over from Italy, which provided the VJTF lead brigade in 2018.

19 December 2018 | 12:00 pm
Statement by the NATO Spokesperson Oana Lungescu on the Secretary General‎'s phone call with Mr Haradinaj
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had a phone call today with Mr Ramush Haradinaj of Kosovo. He informed Mr Haradinaj that the North Atlantic Council had an initial discussion on the recently adopted laws on the transition of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF). The Secretary General informed Mr Haradinaj that, as the mandate of the KSF is evolving, the North Atlantic Council will re-examine NATO’s level of engagement with the KSF in the new year. NATO will continue its KFOR mission to ensure a safe and secure environment in Kosovo. KFOR operates under a UN mandate and will not be affected by the laws on the transition of KSF. The Secretary General will continue his engagement with all actors relevant for regional stability.

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