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Secretary General welcomes US Secretary of State to NATO

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Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had talks at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Friday (18 October 2019) with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. They addressed the situation in northeast Syria and the joint agreement by Turkey and the United States. They also discussed preparations for the meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government in December. During his visit Mr Pompeo also participated in a meeting of the North Atlantic Council.

NATO promotes scientific cooperation with Belarus

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Belarusian scientists and experts discussed opportunities for cooperation through NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme during an Information Day held at the National Academy of Sciences in Minsk on 16 October.

NATO-EU air-to-air refueling conference brings together decision-makers and industry

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NATO and the European Union co-organised an air-to-air refueling conference on Thursday (17 October 2019), at EUROCONTROL in Brussels. Air-to-air refueling is a critical capability for NATO, as increasing the ability of Allied planes to fly for longer periods and farther distances has a direct bearing on the Alliance’s ability to defend its citizens and territories.

Washington hosts NATO-Industry Forum 2019

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The NATO-Industry Forum is the primary venue for strategic dialogue with industry on NATO capability planning and development. Sponsored by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the Forum is co-organised by the Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, General André Lanata, and the NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment, Camille Grand.

NATO bids farewell to Rose Gottemoeller, welcomes new Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană

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Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the ambassadors of the North Atlantic Council bid a fond farewell to Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller on Wednesday (16 October 2019). Ms. Gottemoeller took office in October 2016, after nearly five years as the U.S. Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. She was the first woman in NATO’s seventy-year history to hold the post of Deputy Secretary General.

Secretary General in Istanbul: Turkey is a great power in this great region and with great power comes great responsibility

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited Turkey on Friday (11 October 2019) to discuss preparations for the NATO leaders’ meeting in London this December, marking NATO’s 70th anniversary. Mr. Stoltenberg met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. They discussed the Alliance’s continued adaptation and the security situation in the region. In his meeting with Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the Secretary General thanked Turkey for its commitment and many contributions to NATO.

Secretary General praises Greece’s contributions to NATO

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Athens on Thursday (10 October 2019) for talks with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. To honour fallen Greek soldiers, the Secretary General also laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

NATO Secretary General highlights Italy’s major contributions to Euro-Atlantic security

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Rome on Wednesday (9 October 2019). Mr. Stoltenberg and Mr. Conte discussed preparations for the NATO leaders’ meeting in London this December, the fight against terrorism, the situation in Syria, Italy’s role in NATO, NATO’s response to the challenges posed by the refugee and migrant crisis, and the Alliance’s continued progress toward fairer burden-sharing.
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