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.
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.
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.
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.
Moscow/Sputnik: Six US B-52 bombers will fly over all 30 NATO member states in one day in a show of solidarity and as an interoperability practice on Friday, the United States European Command said in a statement.
Ottawa/IBNS: The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has confirmed that five missing CAF members following Wednesday’s tragic accident involving a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CH-148 Cyclone helicopter in the Mediterranean Sea, are now presumed dead, media reports said.
Kabul/IBNS: The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, is currently visiting the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
Ankara/Sputnik/UNI: Turkey will begin consultations with NATO on Friday after the death of more than 30 soldiers in Syria's Idlib, spokesman for Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party Omer Celik said.
Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: A car bomb exploded early on Wednesday close to a NATO convoy in eastern Afghanistan, media reported.
Ankara:Sputnik/UNI" Turkey will not support NATO's plans to boost the protection of Poland and the Baltic nations if the alliance does not recognize as terrorists the groups Ankara views as national security threats, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.
Kabul, Sept 17 (IBNS): A U.S. service member was killed in action on Monday, officials said.
Islamabad, July 30 (IBNS): Two U.S. service members died in Afghanistan on Modnay, officials said.
Moscow, Mar 27 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump may have signaled his lack of knowledge about NATO's founding document when suggesting that Brazil could be a part of the alliance, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said on Wednesday, adding that such statements do nothing to diffuse existing tensions.
Washington, Mar 23 (Xinhua/UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has talked with the head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg, over the phone to discuss plans of an upcoming meeting of NATO foreign ministers and Stoltenberg's address to the US Congress, the US State Department said on Friday.
Kabul, Mar 22 (IBNS): Two U.S. service members were killed while conducting an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, officials said.