Jens Stoltenberg: Trans-Atlantic Relations between Allies Will Improve


NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expressed hope that trans-Atlantic relations between NATO allies would improve after Joe Biden's election as President of the United States. Stoltenberg said this ahead of the video conference of the Pact's foreign ministers tomorrow and the day after.

Dendias, Stoltenberg discuss Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey in phone call

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias discussed developments in the Eastern Mediterranean with Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, on Thursday.

In the phone call, the two officials also focused on Turkey's activities in the region, according to a Foreign Ministry's post on Twitter.

Cavusoglu urges Borrell, EU countries to oppose 'unfair' measures against Ankara

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said he sent a letter to the EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell ahead of a special meeting called at Greece's request, wanting to explain Turkey's position on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, according to the country's state-run news agency Anadolu.

NATO position on Libya consistent, says alliance chief

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg have discussed on the phone the recent developments in Libya and Syria as the latter reiterated the alliance continued to support to the internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), which is under attack by General Khalifa Haftar's forces.

The Greece-Israel-Cyprus triangle and the new realities

The adaptation to new realities should be a gift for policymakers. The Covid-19 pandemic cannot but have an impact on security calculations. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said the Alliance needs to make sure that the health crisis does not become a security crisis. The Eastern Mediterranean is no exception. The new global reality causes uncertainty.

Panagiotopoulos to join NATO defense ministers teleconference

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos will on Wednesday take part in the NATO defense ministers teleconference to discuss the alliance's response to the Covid-19 crisis.

As well as ensuring the safety of allied troops and personnel, NATO is coordinating military support to allies in response to the pandemic.