Greece among 7 out of 30 allies to meet NATO spending target in 2022

Greece was among seven out of 30 allies to meet NATO's military spending target of 2% of GDP in 2022, one country less than in 2021 before Russia's invasion of Ukraine, according to the alliance's annual report for 2022. 

Speaking ahead of the launch, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg urged allies to boost defense investment more quickly.

NATO chief: Sweden has done what’s needed to join alliance

It's time for Sweden to join NATO because it has done what's necessary to secure Turkey's approval for membership, the military alliance's secretary-general said Monday.

"I have said that time has come to bring to an end the ratification process for Sweden," Jens Stoltenberg told Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet in an interview.

NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg has been Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

A Norwegian lawmaker representing the anti-immigrant right has announced that he has nominated his compatriot, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, for the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize.

According to Christian Tübring-Gedde, Stoltenberg deserves the award for his exemplary work during the difficult period of the brutal invasion against Ukraine.

The US and NATO are calling on Greece and Turkey to Start a Dialogue

"Greece and Turkey should start a dialogue to reduce tensions between them", NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.

Stoltenberg pointed out that a so-called deconfliction mechanism has been created in NATO, in which Turkey and Greece can join.