The two sides also discussed the work of the NATO mission in Iraq, and how to continue cooperation between the two sides in the light of the Iraqi government’s decision to require member states in the international coalition against Daesh to withdraw their forces present in Iraq, noting the importance of increased communication in order to develop a new program of action that accommodates the developments in the situation in Iraq and the region.
No evidence that guided the strike has been made public.
“We had several briefers from the United States, from the State and from Pentagon and they briefed and explained to other allies why they took this action against General Soleimani,” Stoltenberg said without going into detail.
The alliance chief was asked several times by reporters about whether the U.S. action had been criticized by other NATO members during the meeting. But he didn’t provide a clear answer,
Ahead of the meeting of NATO Leaders in London to mark the Alliance’s 70th anniversary, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday (29 November 2019) gave details of large increases in Allied defence spending. Mr. Stoltenberg announced that in 2019 defence spending across European Allies and Canada increased in real terms by 4.6 %, making this the fifth consecutive year of growth. He also revealed that by the end of 2020, those Allies will have invested $130 billion more since 2016.
“Is our enemy today Russia? Or China? Is it the goal of NATO to designate them as enemies? I don’t believe so,” Macron said at a joint news conference in Paris alongside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. “Our common enemy today in NATO is terrorism, which has hit each of our countries.”
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Washington, D.C. on Thursday (14 November 2019).
Chaired by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the meeting was convened to address the Coalition’s next steps following the death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi, as well as recent developments in northeast Syria.
Stoltenberg also said that Azerbaijan, under the leadership of NATO introduces military and multimodal transit support within the framework of the Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.
He flew across the ocean to celebrate NATO’s 70th anniversary with the largest and most important member of the military alliance. So to outsiders it appeared to be an awkward moment on Tuesday for Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary general, as he sat stiffly by while President Trump criticized German defense spending and predicted that the United States would get along with Russia.
(8.11.2018) The whole package is likely then to go to an EU summit later this month or in December, and if approved Mrs May will put it to the House of Commons for a vote within days.
Prime Minster Mrs May will attend a working dinner in Belgium on Thursday hosted by Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Der NATO-Generalsekretär Jens Stoltenberg und der Präsident des Europäischen Rates Donald Tusk haben am Dienstag in Brüssel eine neue gemeinsame Erklärung für die Zusammenarbeit zwischen der EU und der NATO unterzeichnet.
In der Erklärung hieß es, beide Seiten wollten künftig ihre Zusammenarbeit in den Bereichen militärische Mobilität, Terrorbekämpfung, Risikobekämpfung für chemische, biologische oder radioaktive Stoffe sowie Frieden und Sicherheit für Frauen ausbauen.
Trump criticized bloc members that approved the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Europe. The president criticized Germany in particular, calling it a hostage of Russia.
An der Stelle versucht Stoltenberg verzweifelt, den aufgebrachten Trump noch einmal zu beruhigen. Man sei eben in einer Allianz von 29 Staaten manchmal unterschiedlicher Ansicht. Zwei Weltkriege hätten gelehrt, dass man zusammen stärker sei als allein. „Russland zusammen entgegenzutreten, macht uns stärker“, wirbt er.
Deutschland muss den Wehretat in Milliarden-Euro-Höhe aufstocken, das fordert Nato-Generalsekretär Stoltenberg. Er steht damit in Konflikt zu Kanzlerin Merkel, die vorsichtiger agieren will.