Brussels/IBNS/UNI: NATO will hold its largest exercises since the Cold War dubbed Steadfast Defender in Germany, Poland and three Baltic states in 2024, Chair of the Military Committee Adm. Rob Bauer said on Saturday.
Beijing: China has warned that NATO's ''continued incursion'' into the East Asia-Pacific and its ''interference'' in internal affairs will ''inevitably'' take away peace and stability in the region, after the possible opening of a NATO office in Japan came to light.
Kyiv/IBNS: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged NATO on Thursday to provide a clear timeline for when his country will be able to join the alliance.
Kyiv: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accepted an invitation to attend the NATO summit in Lithuania's capital, Vilnius in July, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday.
Stockholm: Sweden will not stop trying to join NATO until the summit of the alliance in Lithuania in mid-July, Swedish EU Affairs Minister Jessika Roswall said on Thursday.
Helsinki: Finland formally joined the NATO military alliance on Tuesday in a historic policy shift brought on by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, media reports said.
Washington: The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has banned its staff from downloading social media platform TikTok on its provided devices.
The Turkish parliament Thursday gave its unanimous approval of Finland's entry into NATO, thereby enabling Helsinki to become a member of the military alliance. However, this decision leaves Sweden excluded from joining.
Istanbul: The Grand National Assembly of Turkey ratified the protocol on Finland's membership in NATO, Deputy Speaker Haydar Akar said.
Stockholm: Finland has reiterated its commitment to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) together with Sweden, visiting Prime Minister Sanna Marin said when she met her Swedish counterpart here on Thursday.
London: Ukraine has received a Sea King helicopter from the United Kingdom as part of its military efforts for Kyiv, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said.
Brussels/Beijing: NATO has described China as one of its strategic priorities for the first time and even said Beijing’s ambitions and its “coercive policies” challenge the Western bloc’s “interests, security and values”.
Berlin/UNI/Sputnik: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has canceled his visit to Berlin, the German defense ministry said on Thursday, adding that the reasons were not mentioned.
London/UNI: UK's Defence Minister has said that it would be acceptable for Ukrainian forces to use Western weapons to attack military targets on Russian soil, BBC reported on Tuesday.
Helsinki: Finland should not delay applying for a NATO membership as it may become more difficult to join in the future, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said Saturday.