Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed European Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska to NATO today (05 July 2017). The high-level representative of the European Union briefed the North Atlantic Council on the latest developments regarding the European Defence Action Plan and the European Defence Fund.
US President Donald Trump has accepted Emmanuel Macron's invitation to attend France's annual Bastille Day parade in Paris on 14 July. But he will not accompany the French president to Nice, where Macron will pay tribute to the 86 people killed and 434 injured by a jihadist truck attack, in the afternoon.
The North Atlantic Council chaired by NATO Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, visited the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Exercise (CWIX) held in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Thursday (22 June 2017).
Ukraine’s state-run Ukroboronprom is preparing to create a training center for security and defense experts with the help of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is worried that a US Senate proposal to impose sanctions on Russia over alleged meddling in the 2016 US election could have economic repercussions for the European Union's economy, her spokesman said on Friday.
Reasons for Montenegro’s Accession to NATO
Macedonia asked Greece on Wednesday to help its bid to join NATO and the European Union, efforts frozen by a decades-long dispute over the ex-Yugoslav republic's name.
In an interview with DW's Zhanna Nemtsova, Erna Solberg said that she doesn't consider Russia to be a threat to Norway's security. The prime minister also fully backed the European Union's sanctions against Moscow.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron for a "great success" in the first round of France's parliamentary elections, as projections showed his party and its allies set to win a sweeping majority in the National Assembly.
The European Union threw its support behind calls from France and Germany on Wednesday by proposing to pool up to 5.5 billion euros per year into defence research and spending, raising questions of the EU’s relation to Nato and concerns of member states.