NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Jan. 21 Turkey is crucial in the fight against ISIL.
"No ally has suffered more terrorist attacks than Turkey. They are important in the fight against Daesh. They are the only ally which is bordering Syria and Iraq," he said, using the Arabic acronym for ISIL.
Stoltenberg's remarks came during a speech at the European Parliament in Brussels.
If the North Atlantic Treaty Organization considers that a more intense involvement against terrorism is important, Romania will participate, said Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, on Thursday, at the NATO headquarters.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban on Thursday, the last day of his working visit to Brussels, has scheduled meetings with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. In the first half of the day, Orban will have talks with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, followed by joint press statements.
Bucharest, Dec 29 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Ludovic Orban will pay a working visit to Brussels, at the headquarters of the European institutions and NATO, on January 7-9. According to a Government's release, the head of the Bucharest Executive will have meetings with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Estonia will host one of the world's largest cyber defense exercises in a month. This was announced by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg after meeting with Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid.
1000 experts from Europe and North America will participate in the exercise. They are expected to test their ability to protect data networks at national level and within the Alliance.
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has had a telephone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the government press office reported. "I highly value NATO's role in protecting our security, freedom and democratic values. For us, Bulgaria's national security and defence are ensured only within the framework of NATO's collective defence," Prime Minister Borissov told Stoltenberg.
The United States, along with Turkey, is the "grave digger of NATO", since they have been taking advantage of the alliance exclusively for their own benefit, believes Bundestag deputy and Foreign Policy representative of the parliamentary group Die Linke (The Left) Alexander Neu.