June 2018

Southern gas gates to Europe

By D. Rozanov

The idea of ​​building an infrastructure for the transport of Nigerian gas to Europe is not new. Thus, in the late 2000s, a similar initiative was launched under the name of the Trans-Saharan gas pipeline along the Nigeria-Niger-Algeria route, followed by export to the states of the Old World through the Mediterranean using the Algerian infrastructure.

Doorstep statement

by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the EU Ministers of Defence Meeting

Good morning,

And let me start by saying that I look forward to meeting the EU Defence ministers. Later on this week I will meet EU leaders, Heads of State and Government at the EU Council.  And then next month, President Juncker and President Tusk will attend and participate in the NATO Summit in Brussels.

Secretary General, Chancellor Merkel discuss preparations for NATO Summit

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Germany for its vital contributions to the Alliance in talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday (15 June 2018). Speaking at a press conference at the Chancellery, Mr. Stoltenberg praised Germany’s leadership of a multinational battlegroup in Lithuania and its major contributions to NATO operations from Afghanistan to Kosovo and the Aegean Sea.