North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NATO chief welcomes resumption of exploratory talks between Greece, Turkey

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has welcomed the continuation of NATO-brokered talks between Turkey and Greece on a military deconfliction mechanism in the Eastern Mediterranean, as well as the resumption on Monday of exploratory contacts between the two Aegean neighbors in Istanbul.

Exploratory talks are not negotiations, says foreign ministry official

Next week's exploratory talks between Greece and Turkey over contested maritime claims in the Aegean are confidential discussions and not negotiations, the Greek Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Alexandros Papaioannou said on Thursday, during a press briefing.

The talks between the NATO allies are set to begin in Istanbul on January 25, after a four-year pause.

Air police missions of Spanish Air Force Detachment, Romanian pilots at Mihail Kogalniceanu base

A detachment of the Spanish Air Force, consisting of approximately 130 military personnel - pilots and technical personnel - and equipped with two Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft, will carry out Enhanced Air Policing missions under NATO command in February and March, together with F-16 Fighting Falcon, MiG-21 LanceR aircraft and Romanian Air Force soldiers, according to a statement from the Minist

NATO's Geoana: Looking forward to working with new US administration

An internally united America at home and involved in NATO, Europe and the world is a guarantee for our shared peace, democracy, security and prosperity, says Mircea Geoana, Deputy Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance. "Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States, after an inauguration ceremony and a speech worthy of the world's first democracy.