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US patrol boats head to Black Sea as Ukraine raises fear of Russian attack

Kyiv: The US has sent a ship with two Island-class patrol boats for the Ukrainian port of Odessa on November 8 days after it expressed fears of a possible Russian attack, media reports said.

Joe Biden, Estonian PM discuss defence, efforts to strengthen NATO: White House

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister of Estonia discussed bilateral defense relations and joint efforts to strengthen NATO’s deterrence capacity, on the sidelines of the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow on Monday, the White House said.

Moscow sees Ukraine's possible NATO entry dangerous step, will react at dev: Diplomat

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Ukraine's possible NATO entry would be an extremely dangerous step, which would force Moscow to react, the alliance was warned about the possible consequences, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Rudenko told Sputnik on Thursday.

France says crisis in relations with US over AUKUS to affect new NATO concept

Moscow/UNI/SPUTNIK: France will discuss the new NATO strategic concept bearing in mind the crisis in its relations with the United States, which formed a new strategic partnership with London and Canberra behind its ally's back, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Saturday.

Immediately end violence in Afghanistan: NATO Foreign Ministers

Brussels:  NATO foreign ministers on Friday expressed deep concern about the grave events in Afghanistan and called for an immediate end to the violence.

NATO allies discuss Afghanistan situation, to support Afghan govt and security forces

Kabul: NATO allies met on Friday in the North Atlantic Council, its top policy making body, to consult on the situation in Afghanistan and promised to support the Afghan government and security forces 'as much as possible' in the face of the rapid Taliban onslaught.

Afghanistan, NATO discuss further cooperation after foreign troop withdrawal: Foreign Ministry

Moscow/UNI/SPUTNIK: Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar has met with NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative for Afghanistan Stefano Pontecorvo to discuss further cooperation after the international troops withdrawal, the Afghan Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

'Act responsibly’ in Cyberspace, NATO tells China

Moscow/UNI/SPUTNIK: NATO on Monday called on China to "act responsibly" in cyberspace after several members of the alliance accused Chinese state-backed groups of carrying out hacking attacks on the Microsoft exchange server.

Taliban says all foreign troops must leave Afghanistan by deadline

Kabul: The Taliban group has said that the foreign troops left behind in Afghanistan after NATO's September withdrawal deadline will remain at risk as occupiers.

China targets NATO leaders over 'systemic challenges' comment

Beijing: China has attacked the NATO leaders over "systemic challenges" comment and accused the international organization of slandering its peaceful development.

NATO needs to engage with China on climate change, arms control

Brussels/Sputnik: NATO must engage with China on issues like climate change and arms control, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters after meeting with US President Joe Biden at the White House.

Afghan military may collapse after foreign troop withdrawal, warns US general

A high-ranking general of US forces warned that the Afghan forces may not be able to hold on once all foreign troops depart from Afghanistan. The warning came during a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Ukraine aspiring to join NATO for many years, up to alliance to decide

Washington/Sputnik: Ukraine has aspired to join NATO for many years but it is up to the alliance to decide whether it will accept the country, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said in a press briefing on Wednesday.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken targets China over coercive measures

Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has slammed China for its  sweeping use of coercive measures and even urged NATO allies to work with the U.S. in order to mount pushback on Beijing.

NATO will not let IS 'rebuild' in Afghanistan: Stoltenberg

Brussels/UNI: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday that NATO will never-ever allow Islamic State terrorist group to rebuild itself in Afghanistan.