Thorvald Stoltenberg to be made honorary citizen of Belgrade

BELGRADE - The Belgrade City Council adopted and forwarded to the City Assembly the proposal to declare prominent Norwegian politician Thorvald Stoltenberg an honorary citizen of the Serbian capital.

The initiative was launched by President of the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence Sonja Licht, the city's press service said in a release on Thursday.

Good relations at the Greek-NATO bilateral meeting

The Minister of National Defence Panos Kammenos accompanied by the Chief of HNDGS General Michail Kostarakos met on Wednesday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow at NATO Headquarters, Brussels.

The Minister of National Defence stated the following:

NATO, Bulgaria See Islamic State Threat, Black Sea Tensions as Key Challenges

Bulgaria is strongly concerned by the instability in the Middle East and tensions in the Black Sea region and is doing its best to cope with the influx of refugees which could increase, Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev said on Thursday following talks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Sofia.