Discussing the future of Europe with EU heads of state and heads of government, Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas emphasized the need to make Europe more resilient to crises, improve the economic possibilities of people and businesses and engage in creating a more environment-friendly living environment.
On May 6, while speaking at the North Atlantic Mediterranean Council, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed his country was the only NATO member to fight the Islamic State group (IS, also known by its Arabic acronym, Daesh) on the ground in Syria.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, with the 29 Permanent Representatives of the North Atlantic Council marked the 25th anniversary of the Mediterranean Dialogue on Monday (6 May 2019) in Ankara, Turkey.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will visit Turkey.
Turkey understands NATO's concern on the procurement of the Russian S-400 air defense system, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on April 19.
Issued by the NATO Foreign Ministers, Washington D.C., 3rd-4th April 2019
Press conference by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg following the first meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Foreign Ministers’ session
Elections are a normal democratic procedure for NATO and for all allies, but it will be possible to comment on presidential elections in Ukraine after they are over, that is, after the second round vote.
Following a meeting with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on Tuesday (19 March 2019), the NATO Secretary General said that the signature of the Accession Protocol for the Republic of North Macedonia in February was a historic moment for the country and for NATO. “Your leadership helped make this happen”, he said. “By working with Athens you have shown what courage, commitment and diplomacy can achieve.”
Without the prospect of joining NATO, the North Macedonia name change deal with Greece (Prespa Agreement) would have been dead because the EU side has not been delivering on its promises, North Macedonia’s deputy PM and defence minister, Radmila Šekerinska, has said.