Jens Stoltenberg

Stoltenberg calls Turkey important ally of NATO

Stoltenberg calls Turkey important ally of NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, said that it is necessary to develop steps to address the concerns of Turkey, which has suffered most from terrorism among the NATO countries. …

Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

Finnish ambassador to NATO Klaus Korhonen and his Swedish counterpart Axel Vernhoff officially handed over their countries’ NATO membership applications to the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday. The ceremony was …

Stoltenberg: Finland and Sweden could join NATO quickly

Stoltenberg: Finland and Sweden could join NATO quickly

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that Finland and Sweden would be embraced with open arms should they decide to join the 30-nation military organization and could become members quite quickly. “It’s …

NATO to increase support to Ukraine and Georgia

NATO to increase support to Ukraine and Georgia

NATO member countries have decided to expand support for Ukraine, Georgia, Bosnia and Herzegovina. This was stated by the North Atlantic Alliance's Secretary General after a meeting of the Foreign ministers of the alliance's member …

Stoltenberg invites Finland to NATO

Stoltenberg invites Finland to NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expressed confidence in Finland's quick gainining of Alliance membership in case it decides to apply to join NATO. This was stated in his annual report on the activities of the …

NATO does not want conflict with Russia, Stoltenberg says

NATO does not want conflict with Russia, Stoltenberg says

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance is not looking for a conflict with Russia. According to him, the goal of the North Atlantic Alliance is to prevent the conflict from going beyond Ukraine. Earlier, he …

Stoltenberg announces strengthening of NATO eastern flank

Stoltenberg announces strengthening of NATO eastern flank

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that the alliance has significantly increased its presence on the eastern borders. "130 aircraft and more than 200 ships from the high polar latitudes to the Mediterranean are now on …

Stoltenberg holds phone talks with Ilham Aliyev

Stoltenberg holds phone talks with Ilham Aliyev

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made a phone call today to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. During the conversation, NATO Secretary General expressed his gratitude to President Ilham Aliyev for his visit to …

NATO pledges practical and political assistance to Ukraine

NATO pledges practical and political assistance to Ukraine

NATO has pledged practical and political assistance to Ukraine. Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance, announced this after negotiations with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on his Twitter page. …

Stoltenberg: NATO strengthened Ukraine’s army

Stoltenberg: NATO strengthened Ukraine’s army

The Ukrainian army has become stronger than in 2014, thanks to NATO assistance, said the head of the Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg. According to him, this gave her the opportunity to defend herself "in case of …

Erdogan and NATO chief discuss Russia-Ukraine tensions

Erdogan and NATO chief discuss Russia-Ukraine tensions

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held a phone conversation over regional developments, particularly tensions between Russia and Ukraine, according to Turkey's presidency. The phone …

Stoltenberg named Norway central bank chief

Stoltenberg named Norway central bank chief

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will become Norway's new central bank chief, the government said on Friday. While the job is open from March 1, Stoltenberg has said he would first serve out his term at NATO, which runs until …

Stoltenberg: NATO ready for dialogue with Russia

Stoltenberg: NATO ready for dialogue with Russia

NATO clearly stated its readiness for dialogue with Russia, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told The Washington Post. "Russia's military buildup is unexplained and unjustified, so it's for Russia to explain and for …