Jens Stoltenberg

NATO Marks 75th Anniversary with Brussels Ceremony

This Thursday, NATO foreign ministers convene in Brussels to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the alliance's establishment, marked by the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty in Washington on April 4, 1949. Central to NATO's mission is the principle of collective defense, wherein an attack on any member nation is considered an attack on all.

NATO marks 75 years in face of Ukraine war

NATO on Thursday marks 75 years since its founding with the Western alliance confronted by the urgent need to do more to help Ukraine win a war currently roiling Europe.

Foreign ministers from NATO's 32 countries will hold a ceremony at its Brussels headquarters to fete the organisation that bills itself as the "most powerful and successful alliance in history".

NATO's Stoltenberg Pushes for Stronger Commitment to Ukraine as Cameron Seeks Increased Support

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg refrained from providing a direct response regarding his proposal to establish a 5-year, 100 billion euro fund aimed at bolstering support for the Ukrainian military. The idea, which circulated through news agencies, remained unconfirmed by Stoltenberg as he entered a meeting of foreign affairs ministers.

Armenia Shifts Geopolitical Alliances: Moves Towards West, Away from Russia

Armenia is witnessing a significant geopolitical shift as the country increasingly distances itself from the Russian orbit, opting instead for closer ties with the West. Recent developments underscore a notable departure from Armenia's traditionally strong alliance with Moscow, signaling a desire for a major realignment in its foreign policy direction.

NATO chief says climate change undermines global security

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Sunday stressed the need to fight global warming, and called climate change a "crisis multiplier" with implications for global security.

He made the remarks during a press conference in Baku along with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, whose energy-rich country is set to host the COP29 U.N. Climate Change Conference in November.

Bulgaria Spends 1.87% of GDP on Defense, NATO Report Reveals

Bulgaria's defense expenditure for the year 2023 amounted to $1.9 billion (3.47 billion BGN), representing 1.87 percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), as detailed in the annual report released by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. This disclosure occurred during a press conference held at NATO headquarters in Brussels earlier today.