NATO

Estonia, Lithuania sign defence deal with US after Trump bashes NATO

Estonia and Lithuania signed bilateral defence agreements with the US, just days after US-president elect Donald Trump bashed their common military alliance NATO.

Trump's 'obsolete' NATO comments rattle EU foreign ministers

US president-elect Donald Trump's criticism of NATO has been met with "concern" by the military alliance's top offical, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Monday.

Poland welcomes US troops sent to strengthen NATO's eastern frontier

Polish leaders extended an enthusiastic welcome on Saturday to US troops deployed to support NATO's Eastern European flank.

Putin trying to "break" NATO, US defence pick Mattis warns

Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to damage the NATO alliance, US defence secretary nominee James Mattis said at a confirmation hearing Thursday.

Britain "first in line" for trade deal with Trump, Boris Johnson says

Britain is "first in line" for a trade deal with the United States under Donald Trump, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said after meeting the president-elect's advisers and other US politicians in...

Dodik accuses NATO of interfering in Bosnia's internal matters

Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik accused NATO on Sunday of conspiracy against Serbs and said Bosnian Serbs would resolutely oppose attempts to make Bosnia and Herzegovina join the alliance...

First US soldiers arrive in Poland to bolster NATO eastern flank

The first troops from a US armoured brigade arrived in Poland on Saturday as part of measures to support NATO's Eastern European flank, according to news agency PAP.

US Marines to deploy 300 troops to Afghanistan's embattled south

The US Marines will deploy 300 troops to Afghanistan's embattled southern Helmand province as part of NATO's advise-assist mission, the Marine Corps announced late Friday. 

American tanks arrive in Germany for Eastern Europe drills

The United States is moving a tank brigade to Eastern Europe with the first military equipment and vehicles being unloaded in the German port of Bremerhaven on Friday.

Croatia's foreign policy in 2016: Focus on neighbours and stability of southeast Europe

In 2016 the focus of Croatia's foreign policy was put on its relations with neighbouring countries and support to their EU and NATO aspirations as well as on the stability of the southeast of...

Montenegro to continue its Euro-Atlantic integration process in 2017, says Vujanovic

Montenegrin President Filip Vujanovic has said that he believes the year 2017 will bring new integration successes to Montenegro, with accession to NATO in the first half of the year and...

Erdogan slams NATO partners for abandoning Turkey in northern Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed Turkey's NATO partners for abandoning Ankara in its fight against Islamic State in northern Syria.

Lithuanians welcome German troops as NATO promise gains in meaning

As part of the expansion of NATO forces in the Baltic States, Germany is to deploy a battalion in Lithuania. Lithuanian public opinion is running strongly in favour of the deployment. Memories of...

Number of Montenegro's NATO accession supporters and opponents equal

The margin between supporters and opponents of Montenegro's accession to NATO is extremely narrow, according to results of a survey conducted by the Podgorica-based Centre for Democracy whose...

Croatian FM says Montenegro's aspired membership of NATO investment in security

The security of citizens is a key priority and the ratification of Montenegro's NATO accession protocol is an investment in security in this part of Europe, Croatian Foreign Minister Davor Ivo...