• Council holds first meeting in new Room 1 conference chamber

• Romania hosts NATO Allies for major Black Sea exercise

 

 

 

11 May 2018

 

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Council holds first meeting in new Room 1 conference chamber

 

Council holds first meeting in new Room 1 conference chamber

 

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday (9 May) opened the Alliance’s new Room 1 with the first meeting of the North Atlantic Council in the Alliance’s new headquarters.

 

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Romania hosts NATO Allies for major Black Sea exercise

Romania hosts NATO Allies for major Black Sea exercise

 

Naval assets from seven Allied nations and NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 are training maritime capabilities and combat proficiency in the Black Sea from May 7 to 13 2018, as part of Exercise Sea Shield.

 

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Deputy Secretary General visits Bulgaria and meets with EU Defence Ministers

Deputy Secretary General visits Bulgaria and meets with EU Defence Ministers

 

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller was in Sofia (4-5 May 2018) to discuss NATO’s response to current security challenges, Bulgaria’s contributions to the Alliance, and NATO-EU cooperation.

 

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RAF Typhoons scrambled for their first mission in Romania

RAF Typhoons scrambled for their first mission in Romania

 

One week into their mission, two Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoons, presently based at Mihail Kogalnicieanu Airbase, Romania were launched for their first Alert-Scramble, safeguarding NATO Airspace over Romania. (Story courtesy of NATO Allied Air Command)

 

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The Canadian Piper

 

The Canadian Piper

 

Private Taige Schomburg is the official piper for the enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup Latvia. Bagpipes and pipers have been linked to the military for hundreds of years, whether leading troops into battle or honouring the fallen at funerals. Canada has a rich history of military pipers, including piper James Cleland Richardson who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War.

 

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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES

 

NATO Secretary General meets Presidents of European Council and of European Commission

First day at the New NATO Headquarters for NATO Secretary General

 

NATO Review

 

Will the Alliance discover navies again?

Will the Alliance discover navies again?

 

Professor Peter Roberts

 

 

 

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