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.
Brussels: NATO foreign ministers on Friday expressed deep concern about the grave events in Afghanistan and called for an immediate end to the violence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beijing: China has attacked the NATO leaders over "systemic challenges" comment and accused the international organization of slandering its peaceful development.
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.
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.