Russia–NATO relations

Jens Stoltenberg: The US Military Exercise in Europe is not Directed against Russia

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg assured today that the upcoming major US military exercise in Europe is not aimed at Russia, AFP reported.

Exercise "Defender-Europe 20" will be the largest American transatlantic military deployment in 25 years.

NATO to convene with Middle East agenda

NATO ambassadors will meet at their Brussels headquarters on Jan. 6 as Middle East tensions mount after U.S. forces killed a top Iranian general. 

"The North Atlantic Council will address the situation in the region," a NATO official said.     

"The secretary general decided to convene the meeting of NATO ambassadors following consultations with allies."    

ForMin Aurescu, NATO SecGen Stoltenberg discuss enhanced Black Sea NATO presence in phone conversation

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu had a phone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday to discuss, among other things Romania's part in enhancing NATO presence in the Black Sea region.

NATO chief urges allies to ‘look at broader picture’ amid row with Turkey over Syria

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has advised allied countries to look at the broader picture that depicts the allies as standing together and protecting each other instead of being dwelled on the Turkish military operation into Syria, in remarks after NATO defense ministers had a frank and open discussion over the recent developments in northeastern Syria.

Bulgarian Foreign Minister with an Interview For TASS

"Our ambition is to have an equal and mutually beneficial bilateral political dialogue with Russia, guided by our national interests and at the same time adhering to the common policies of the EU and NATO Member States." This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva in an interview with the Russian news agency TASS, published on the eve