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Turkey has right to defend itself with practices under rule of law: NATO secretary-general

Turkey is the NATO member that has been affected the most by violent attacks, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said March 31, adding that the country had a right to defend itself under the rule of law.

Asked about hundreds of jailed journalists in Turkey, Stoltenberg underlined that the alliance was "based on the core values of democracy, rule of law and individual liberties."

Turkey has right to defense itself with practices under rule of law: NATO secretary-general

Turkey is the NATO member that has been affected the most by violent attacks, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said March 31, adding that the country had a right to defend itself under the rule of law.

Asked about hundreds of jailed journalists in Turkey, Stoltenberg underlined that the alliance was "based on the core values of democracy, rule of law and individual liberties."

NATO Plans Increased Military Presence in Black Sea Region

European member-states and Canada have increased defence expenditures by 3.8%, announced NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

"This is significantly more than we envisaged initially. Roughly speaking, this is about USD 10 B more for our defence. The amount is considerable but it is vital that we continue at the same pace," stated Stoltenberg.

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