NATO chief welcomes endorsement of Prespes deal

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is welcoming the Greek parliament's ratification of the Prespes agreement, which paves the way for Skopje to join the world's biggest military alliance.

Stoltenberg said in a tweet Friday that the vote is "an important contribution to the stability and prosperity of the whole region."

DefMin Les meets NATO SecGen, emphasizes need for strengthened allied Black Sea posture

Minister of National Defense Gabriel Les emphasized, during a meeting in Brussels this Wednesday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the need to strengthen NATO's posture at the Black Sea by establishing a strong allied land presence in Romania, tasked with deterring and defending the allied territory, a strengthened naval dimension, and by improving air policing activities.

NATO SecGen Stoltenberg confirms presence at informal meeting of defence ministers of EU member states to be held in Bucharest

Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg confirmed his attendance to the informal meeting of defence ministers of the EU member states, which is schedule to take place in Bucharest on 30 and 31 January, National Defence Gabriel Les told AGERPRES on Thursday.

NATO's Stoltenberg: Accession for FYROM depends on name deal approval

The ratification of the so-called Prespes name agreement between Athens and Skopje is a precondition for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to join NATO, the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday at a summit of foreign ministers in Brussels.