NATO chief warns EU over defence pact
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday warned the EU its new defence cooperation pact must not undermine the alliance, as US officials voiced fresh concerns about the flagship initiative.
NATO chief hails Tillerson role on North Korea
The head of NATO on Monday praised embattled US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for his "key role" in the North Korea crisis as rumours swirl that his position is under threat.
No NATO combat role in Afghanistan: Stoltenberg
NATO allies will increase troop numbers in Afghanistan to help the government battle a resurgent Taliban but there is no question of returning to a combat role, the alliance's chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.
NATO starts anti-IS bomb training in Iraq
NATO has begun training Iraqi soldiers on how to neutralise bombs planted by the Islamic State jihadist group, the alliance said Sunday, expanding a programme already in place in neighbouring Jordan.
NATO chief defends decision to stay out of Syrian war
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg Sunday defended the alliance's decision to refrain from stepping into the war in Syria, saying doing so would only make matters worse.
NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
Damaging economic sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis must be kept in place to force Moscow to meet its Minsk ceasefire commitments, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday.
NATO chief 'certain' Trump will live up to US commitments
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday said he was sure that Donald Trump would meet all US commitments to the alliance, just days after urging the president-elect not to go it alone.
NATO chief to make post-coup bid visit to Turkey
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg will travel to key ally Turkey this week to meet President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, one of the highest western officials to visit since a failed military coup in July, a statement said Tuesday.