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Term of NATO Boss Jens Stoltenberg Extended to 2022

BRUSSELS (AP) – NATO has extended the mandate of its top civilian official, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, for two years, making the former Norwegian premier one of the longest-serving heads of the military alliance. Stoltenberg said Thursday he is “honored” by

NATO leaders to meet in London in December

President Trump to Attend London NATO Meeting in December

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is to host a key meeting in London in December, an event which will bring dozens of government and state leaders from allied nations across to the world to the British capital just months after the United Kingdom officially departs the European Union.

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Report: NATO May Name Brussels Headquarters After John McCain

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is evaluating a proposal by Conservative British Member of Parliament Tom Tugendhat to name its new headquarters in Brussels after the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), reports indicated Wednesday.

NATO country flags wave outside NATO headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday July 28, 2015. For just the fifth time in its 66-year history, NATO ambassadors met in emergency session Tuesday to gauge the threat the Islamic State extremist group poses to Turkey, and the debated actions Turkish authorities are taking …

Donald Trump: U.S. Will Compete with Russia’s Gas Pipeline to Germany

The United States, the top oil and gas seller, will compete with Russia’s gas pipeline to Germany, according to President Donald Trump, who addressed his previously expressed concern about the Nord Stream II pipeline during Monday’s joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Workers are working on pipes in the production hall at the Nord Stream 2 facility at Mukran on Ruegen Islandon October 19, 2017 in Sassnitz, Germany. Nord Stream is laying a second pair of offshore pipelines in the Baltic Sea between Vyborg in Russia and Greifswald in Germany for the …

Trump and Germany’s Merkel Discuss Russia Gas Pipeline

President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a pull-aside meeting at the NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday during which they discussed a German gas pipeline to Russia that Trump had openly criticized that morning.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JULY 11: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit at NATO headquarters on July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Leaders from NATO member and partner states are meeting for a two-day summit, which is being overshadowed …

Trump to Meet with NATO Leaders in May

In a telephone conversation with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Sunday, President Donald Trump agreed to a meeting in May with leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The summit is to be held in Brussels.

US President Donald Trump makes his way to board Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, bound for Palm Beach, Florida on February 3, 2017. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO Builds Up Arms On Russia Border, Says ‘We Are Not In A New Cold War’

The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) yesterday announced that the intergovernmental military alliance is beefing up its Baltic battalions in order to prevent conflict, but denies this is a “Cold War” with Russia. Speaking in Berlin, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

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Russia Violates Turkish Airspace Again, Erdogan Threatens ‘Consequences’

Turkey claims another Russian warplane violated its airspace on Friday, only two months after Turkish planes shot down a Russian jet, killing the pilot. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that Russia would “endure the consequences” if its planes keep crossing into Turkey.

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Russian Incursion Into Turkish Air Space Deliberate, NATO Says

NATO has rejected Moscow’s explanation that its warplanes had violated alliance member Turkey’s air space by mistake and said Russia was sending more ground troops to Syria and building up its naval presence. With Russia extending its air strikes to include

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