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Qatar signs security agreement with NATO

Qatar's Defense Ministry on Thursday signed a security agreement with NATO to cooperate with the two sides and provide a framework to protect the exchange of information. The State Department of Moral Guidance said in a statement that the State of Qatar represented by the...

Erdogan tells NATO that Turkey will take all precautions to ensure its security

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday that his country would take all necessary precautions to ensure its national security, sources in the Turkish presidency told Reuters. The US-led coalition in northern Syria said it was working with Syria's...

12 US fighter jets arrived in Estonia to take part in the exercises

An American squadron of 12 F-16 fighters arrived in Estonia at the Amari Air Base (Amari) on Sunday. The press service of the Estonian Defense Forces told Interfax that planes 112 of the Ohio National Guard Squadron arrived without intermediate landings directly from their base...

Russia will reconsider military planning if Sweden joins NATO

If Sweden joins NATO, Russia will have to radically change its military planning, said Russian Ambassador to Stockholm Viktor Tatarintsev. As the diplomat noted, if Sweden wants to join NATO, it will be a sovereign decision of the Swedish people. Of course, Russia "would not...

NATO approved the official anthem

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization approved the official anthem. This is stated in the message of the alliance. The anthem existed before, but until now it was not officially approved. Since 1989, at all events, one could hear a composition written by the conductor of...

NATO spoke out for a dialogue with Moscow instead of the Cold War

NATO is abandoning a new cold war with Russia in favor of political dialogue. “We must take into account the fact that we are dealing with a more self-confident Russia. At the same time, we do not want a repeat of the Cold War and...

NATO faces problems in actions aimed at restraining Russia

The North Atlantic alliance is taking steps to contain Russia, but at the same time it faces serious problems, including logistical problems. This was reported on Tuesday by the Financial Times. According to the publication, certain circles within the alliance believe that NATO is adapting...

8 probable armed conflicts in 2018

In 2017, a number of forecasts about the situation in the sphere of world security became a reality. Now, at the end of 2017, many are wondering what the biggest threats are waiting for us in 2018. Recently, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) published...

NATO has weakened its readiness to oppose Russian submarines

The armed forces of the North Atlantic alliance after the Cold War have reduced their readiness to oppose the operations of Russian submarines. This opinion was expressed by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. "NATO reduced its naval capabilities...

Russia worried about NATO

In the North Atlantic, the activity of Russian submarines has increased dramatically around cables providing access to the Internet for North America and Europe, which makes NATO nervous. Obviously, the interest in cables that provide Internet and other communication links to North America and Europe...

Russia must have the best forces to confront any aggression: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia should have the best armed forces against the "aggressive" plans of the United States and NATO. "Russia must be one of the leading countries in some areas - and the country should be the absolute leader...

Vladimir Putin called the NATO strategy offensive and aggressive

The military strategy of the North Atlantic alliance is offensive and aggressive, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. "It's about the events in Europe, it's about the offensive infrastructure (NATO) that is being created there, and it's about violations by the US of the...

Stoltenberg announces daily cyber attacks on NATO countries

NATO countries are daily exposed to cyberattacks of varying degrees of danger, said on Tuesday in the French capital, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking at the Paris Military Analytical Center Ecole militaire. "Cyberattacks to NATO countries occur on a daily basis and are carried...

Explosion in the way of NATO convoy in Afghanistan: reports

Three other explosions reported in Kandahar province, all were landmines that targeted a convoy of Afghan National Police, reports TOLOnews. At least 4 officers wounded by the latest explosions. - Earlier - One civilian was killed and four injured on Sunday as a result of an explosion...

NATO renews mandate of Secretary General Stoltenberg until 2020

NATO member states decided on Tuesday to renew the mandate of Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg until 2020 and stressed their "confidence" in the face of tensions with Russian President Vladimir Putin, an official statement said. "The allies decided today to extend the mandate of Secretary-General...

There is no normalization of NATO-Russia relations: Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at a meeting of NATO foreign ministers said that the Western allies agreed that there is no normalization in relations with Russia, Reuters reports. "At this meeting of NATO we discussed a lot about what proper interaction with Russia...

NATO praises Tillerson’s role in North Korean file

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday praised US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's "key role" during the North Korean crisis, while rumors circulate that he may not stay long. Stoltenberg stressed that doubts about the future of Tillerson will not affect the meeting of NATO...

Europe spends more on Russia and China, and has no army

Europe does not have its own army, while it spends much more on defense than Russia and China put together, economist Cesar Molinas told the Spanish newspaper ABC. "We are moving towards a united European army - and if they listen to us, - with...

NATO has lost the sense of existence: Russia FM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the existence of NATO lost its meaning with the collapse of the Soviet Union. He said this in an interview with the Belarusian television channel "STV", which is published on the website of the Foreign Ministry. "By and...

NATO experts named bots of 60% of Russian-speaking Twitter-accounts

Among the Russian-speaking accounts in Twitter, only 40% are real, the rest 60% are bots. Such conclusions were reached by experts of Stratcom's Strategic Communication Center. In their Robotrolling report, it is argued that Russian-speaking bots created about 70% of all NATO reports in the...

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