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NATO head Stoltenberg congratulates Biden on US election win
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has spoken to president-elect Joe Biden for the first time since the US election at the beginning of the month.Stoltenberg congratulated Biden on his election victory and thanked him "for being a long-standing supporter of NATO and the transatlantic relationship," a statement from the North Atlantic defence alliance said on Monday evening.In addition, Stoltenberg told Biden "that he looked forward to working very closely with him to further strengthen the bond between North America and Europe and to prepare next year's meeting of NATO leaders."During inc...
Stoltenberg: NATO to decide future of Afghan mission in February
NATO is to decide whether it will continue with its training mission in conflict-torn Afghanistan at the alliance's next defence ministers meeting, in February, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday."We will be faced with a difficult choice," the former Norwegian prime minister said at a NATO event, according to a transcript of his address."Either stay – and pay the price of a continued military engagement.Or leave – and risk that the gains we have made are lost. And that the peace process falters,” he said.Last week, the United States announced a fresh drawdown in Afghanistan to 2,50...
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NATO chief warns of 'high' price of hasty Afghan pullout
A hasty pullout of US and allied troops from Afghanistan could see the country become a "platform for international terrorists" again, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Tuesday.His blunt message, given in a statement, was in response to reports that US President Donald Trump is planning to accelerate the withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan, where they support a NATO mission, and from Iraq."The price for leaving too soon or in an uncoordinated way could be very high," Stoltenberg said."Afghanistan risks becoming once again a platform for international terrorists to plan and organise...
Malabar naval drills to increase geopolitical risks in the region
Illustration: Liu Rui/GTThe first phase of the Malabar naval exercises that include the US, Japan, India and Australia kicked off on Tuesday. According to Indian media reports, the purpose of the exercise is to "counter Chinese military and political influence in the region."As India invited Australia this year, the Malabar exercises are becoming a pillar of the "Asian version of NATO" that the US has been advocating. The Asian NATO would be a US-centered military alliance that serves US hegemonic ambitions with an eye on containing the rise of China. If the US wants to turn the idea into real...
NATO chief condemns attacks in Austria and Afghanistan
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg condemned the attacks in Afghanistan and Austria, both found to have links to the extremist militia group Islamic State.In Vienna, an alleged Islamic State sympathizer shot four dead on Monday evening. Also on Monday, an attack on a Kabul University, claimed by Islamic State, killed at least 19 people."Horrified by the terror attacks in Afghanistan and Austria," Stoltenberg said on Twitter on Tuesday. "A reminder that terrorism affects all and the importance of continuing the fight against [Islamic State]. My condolences to all those affected."
Russian expert: No objective benefit for NATO’s open support to any party of Karabakh conflict
By TrendAnother usual exchange of views took place at the meeting between Armenian President Armen Sarkissian and NATO’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, Lead Analyst of the Russian Agency for Political and Economic Communications, political expert Mikhail Neyzhmakov told Trend.Neyzhmakov made the remark commenting on the fact of the president’s appeal to NATO to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.As the expert noted, during the meeting Sarkissian reiterated the role of Turkey in the ongoing events around Karabakh, to which Stoltenberg reacted with ‘NATO is not involved in th...