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US Adriatic Charter army chiefs of staff meet in Split

The 20th conference of the army chiefs of staff of countries - members of the US Adriatic Charter which focuses on stability in Southeast Europe, is being held in Split on Wednesday.

Unstable Bosnia biggest neighbourhood security threat to Croatia, says president

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has told Defense News magazine that the instability of Bosnia and Herzegovina was the biggest threat in Croatia’s neighbourhood.

Germany's Gauck calls for continued US commitment to NATO

German President Joachim Gauck on Monday called on US president-elect Donald Trump to maintain US commitments for cooperation within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

New Georgian government remains on course for EU, NATO

A new government under Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili was sworn in on Sunday in the former Soviet republic Georgia, four weeks after parliamentary elections.

Petrov: Croatia-Montenegro cooperation exemplary in region

After Croatian lawmakers ratified the NATO-Montenegro accession protocol on Friday, Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov said that the cooperation between Croatia and Montenegro was a positive example...

Montenegro's NATO membership is in Croatia's interest, MPs say

Most political groups in the Croatian parliament on Wednesday endorsed ratification of Montenegro's NATO accession treaty saying that the alliance's further expansion was of great importance to...

NATO strikes against Serbia were aimed at protecting civilians, says Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg met with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic in Brussels on Wednesday, saying afterwards that NATO attacked Serbia in 1999 to protect civilians and...

After call with Trump, NATO chief urges Europe to up defence spending

European members of NATO must meet their commitments to spend 2 per cent of their GDP on defence budgets, the head of the military alliance said Monday, after recently speaking by telephone with...

Croatian president says world needs more, not less NATO

In today's world we need more NATO rather than less NATO, Croatian President Koinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Saturday, stressing that she was confident that U.S. President Elect Donald Trump would...

NATO chief: Turkish alliance soldiers seeking asylum in other nations

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday that Turkish soldiers in the military alliance have sought asylum in other countries amid a government crackdown following an attempted coup....

Trump stands by NATO, alliance head says after phone call

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke with Donald Trump by phone on Friday, thanking the US president-elect for raising the issue of defence spending during his election campaign.

Turkish NATO soldiers apply for asylum in Germany

Several Turkish soldiers stationed at a NATO airbase in Ramstein, Germany, have applied for asylum in that country, the head of the local administration said on Wednesday.

Croatian president to attend international security forum in Canada

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic will attend the Halifax International Security Forum in Canada on Saturday, her office announced in a press release on Wednesday.

Obama reassures Europe over NATO, Trump presidency

America isn't going anywhere, assured US President Barack Obama in Athens Tuesday, as he used his final international tour to soothe worries in Europe over the incoming administration of Donald...

NATO will remain "bedrock" of security, Stoltenberg says

NATO will continue to provide a "bedrock" of security, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg predicted Tuesday, playing down warnings by US president-elect Donald Trump that Washington may scale back...