Tag: NATO

Nato chief seeks to avoid ‘new Cold War’ with Russia as it boosts defences against Moscow

Nato’s secretary general has confirmed it will bolster its defences against Russia, while attempting to avoid any unwarranted escalations in tension with Moscow.   On Tuesday, Jens Stoltenberg confirmed a Nato deployment plan to send four multinational battalions to the Baltic states and Poland, following backing from defence ministers who gathered for a two-day meeting in Brussels. What would happen […]

Benjamin Netanyahu: Orlando and Tel Aviv terrorists driven by hatred of freedom

Terrorism must always be confronted, and this does not depend on the identity of the victims, but rather on the nature of the act, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday.   Netanyahu’s comments at the opening of a luncheon in Jerusalem with ambassadors from NATO countries comes amid frustration by some in government that in […]

Russia: We’re going to respond to a US ship entering the Black Sea

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign ministry said Moscow would respond to a U.S. naval ship’s entry into the Black Sea with unspecified measures, saying it and other deployments were designed to ratchet up tensions ahead of a NATO summit, the RIA news agency reported.   Russian state media reported that the USS Porter, a […]

Nato countries begin largest war game in eastern Europe since cold war

The largest war game in eastern Europe since the end of the cold war has started in Poland, as Nato and partner countries seek to mount a display of strength as a response to concerns about Russia’s assertiveness and actions.   The 10-day military exercise, involving 31,000 troops and thousands of vehicles from 24 countries, […]

As NATO Plans More Troops for Poland, Russia Decries ‘Cold War-Era Security Schemes’

(CNSNews.com) – NATO’s secretary-general said Monday it will have more troops deployed near its eastern flank with Russia after a summit in the Polish capital this summer, “to send a clear signal that an attack on Poland will be considered an attack on the whole alliance.”   “This will be a landmark summit,” NATO Secretary-General […]

PressTV-Russia to test massive ‘Satan’ N-missile

Russia is preparing to start test-firing a highly powerful nuclear missile, which is said to be capable of destroying an entire country in seconds, a report says.   Russia’s Zvezda TV channel reported on Tuesday that the RS-28 Sarmat missile, dubbed Satan 2, will replace Soviet-era R-36M missiles, which NATO military experts had nicknamed “Satan.” […]

Now NATO Tries to Frighten Russia as ‘It was the First to Start’

Commenting on NATO’s recent decision to deploy four additional armed battalions in the Baltic States and Poland in respond to so-called “Russian aggression”, Karl-Heinz Kamp, a German national security expert, compared it to children arguing in a playground with each claiming the other one ‘started it’.   Commenting on the reason behind the decision, Karl-Heinz Kamp, the […]

Nato and US defence chiefs issue security warnings over Brexit

A string of former Nato and US foreign affairs chiefs have warned against leaving the EU, arguing Britain’s place in the world and security would be damaged.   Five ex-Nato secretary-generals delivered a joint message that leaving the EU would “give succour to the west’s enemies”.   Writing in the Telegraph, they said it would […]

NATO to permit Israel to open office in its Brussels headquarters

NATO to permit Israel to open office in its Brussels headquarters   NATO confirmed on Tuesday night that Israel would be permitted to open an office in its headquarters in Brussels.   The announcement came after prolonged diplomatic efforts by the Foreign and Defense Ministries as well as the National Security Council.   Prime Minister […]

NATO to permit Israel to open office in its Brussels headquarters

NATO confirmed on Tuesday night that Israel would be permitted to open an office in its headquarters in Brussels.   The announcement came after prolonged diplomatic efforts by the Foreign and Defense Ministries as well as the National Security Council.   Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Binyamin Netanyahu welcomed the announcement and said, “I welcome […]