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Dialogue between Moscow, NATO impossible: Russia

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Political dialogue between Russia and NATO is impossible in the current conditions, it makes no sense to even talk about the conditions for resuming contacts, Nikolay Kobrinets, the Head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's European cooperation department, told Sputnik.

Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Russia of using phosphorus bombs, urges NATO to provide unrestricted military aid

Brussels/IBNS: Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday urged NATO to provide Kyiv with unrestricted military aid as the Russian attack continues for a month now.

Joe Biden rules out direct NATO-Russia clash, says such conflict would trigger 'World War 3'

Washington/IBNS: President Joe Biden Friday ruled out any direct intervention by the United States in Russia's war against Ukraine stating that such NATO-Kremlin clash would lead to "World War 3".

PM Imran Khan should not have slammed Western powers publicly: Pakistan Finance Minister

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan Finance Minister Shau­kat Tarin has admitted that Prime Minister Imran Khan could have avoided slamming Western powers publicly.

Canada indefinitely renews NATO'S deterrence mission Operation Reassurance one year prior to its expiry

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday announced during his visit to Latvia the early renewal of Canada's military contribution to NATO's mission, known as Operation Reassurance one year before it was scheduled to end. 

Ukraine: Justin Trudeau pledges support to Baltic leaders, to meet NATO chief in Latvia

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged his support to the leaders of three Baltic countries bordering Russia in their fight against not only the Kremlin's war on Ukraine but its cyberattacks on their countries.  

NATO not party to Ukraine conflict: Chief Jens Stoltenberg

Vienna/UNI/Sputnik: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg reiterated on Friday that the alliance is not a party to the conflict in Ukraine.

Russia planning attack on Ukraine: NATO

Brussels/UNI/Sputnik: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has accused Russia of planning an attack on Ukraine under a fabricated pretext, at the same time denying the validity of the alliance's commitment in 1991 not to expand eastward.

Canada promises non-lethal aid to Ukraine, expands training mission

Ottawa/IBNS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Canada will expand its military training mission in Ukraine by deploying 60 more troops to the country in the coming days, intelligence sharing, support to combat cyberattacks and shipping non-lethal equipment to help the latter face the threat of Russian invasion.

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.