Jul 24th, 2012
Estonia is prepared to allow its NATO allies to train in a bombing and shooting of surface to air missiles on its territory, reported the daily Eesti Päevaleht on Tuesday.
“Some countries want to train in our country to launch bombs and air to surface missiles. We plan to offer them this possibility by the end of 2014,” said Chief of Staff of the Air Force of the Estonia, Lieutenant Colonel Jaak...
Jun 13th, 2012
The Atlantic Alliance does not develop any military intervention in Syria, told reporters in Canberra (Australia) Secretary General of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
“There is currently no plans for a NATO intervention in Syria,” he announced before M.Rasmussen described as “serious mistake” disputes the Syrian problem within the UN.
The British Foreign Minister William Hague has recently ruled...
Jun 1st, 2012
Zvecan, Kosovo – On Friday Soldiers of the NATO mission in Kosovo have suffered the stoning of Serbs, who tried to help remove roadblocks in northern Kosovo.
Serbian officials said at least three protesters were injured during the incident, on a bridge near the town of Zvecan.
The soldiers of the NATO force in Kosovo (KFOR) had blocked the bridge with armored vehicles and barbed wire, while they withdrew...
May 22nd, 2012
The establishment of the European missile shield is not intended to undermine national security of Russia, said U.S. President Barack Obama in Chicago on Tuesday.
“This system is not intended to weaken the defensive capabilities of Russia, I still hope that Moscow will cooperate with us in the field of missile defense,”
Sunday, May 20, the secretary general of the Atlantic Alliance Anders Fogh...
May 21st, 2012
The leaders of NATO states, meeting in Chicago, decided to make permanent the air policing mission of the Alliance in the Baltic States, announced the press service of the Lithuanian Minister of Defense in a statement on Monday.
“All the Heads of State (NATO members) have agreed to extend the air policing mission, based in Siauliai. During the discussion, the majority of country leaders strongly supported the...
May 20th, 2012
The Heads of State and Ministers of Defence and Foreign Affairs of fifty member countries of NATO and their partners meet for a summit in the U.S. city of Chicago on Sunday.
Libya after the overthrow of the regime of Muammar Gaddafi, the uncertain future of Afghanistan, the creation of a missile defense system in Europe, the strengthening of the Alliance and the financial crisis on the menu of two-day summit ....
Feb 8th, 2012
The NATO Council decided to make permanent the air policing mission of the Alliance in the Baltic states with a periodic review of needs and activities, said the Lithuanian Minister of Defence Rasa Jukneviciene on Wednesday.
“This decision is final. Now the air policing mission of NATO will be permanent with a periodic monitoring of its activities, a review of its needs and necessary reorganization. This...
Dec 11th, 2011
Pakistani armed forces have taken control of the Shamsi air base following the departure of more than 50 U.S. troops, the Pakistani newspaper reported News Tribe on Sunday.
Pakistani authorities ordered them to leave after the accidental death of several members of government forces in a NATO raid.
On the night of November 25 to 26, several NATO helicopters shelled a checkpoint in the Mohmand tribal region...