NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Sept. 14 that Turkey's purchase of a missile defense system from Russia was Ankara's own "national decision."
Turkey will play an essential role in NATO's security enhancement efforts, which will include creating two new commands across the Atlantic and within Europe, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in an online interview on July 9.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has called on all allies to provide more support to Turkey, ahead of his official visit to the country scheduled for April 16 with the purpose of preparing the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels in July.
NATO's relationship with Russia is more difficult than it has been at any point since the end of the Cold War, according to Western defense alliance NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Ukraine's president has asked for discussions to begin on an action plan that could eventually lead to membership of Nato, BBC reported.
Petro Poroshenko said the will of the Ukrainian people was to eventually join the Western military alliance.
Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said any decision on future membership would be up to the 29 alliance members.