Jens Stoltenberg

NATO, EU leaders: Door for dialogue with Russia remains open

The heads of NATO, the European Council and the European Parliament said Monday they remain committed to taking a hard line against Russia but that the door for dialogue remains open.

Russia ready to pursue air safety measures over Baltic Sea, NATO says

Russia is ready to implement air safety measures over the Baltic Sea, which has seen some close encounters between Russian fighter jets and US vessels, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says, after...

No "new Cold War," NATO says as it prepares Eastern Europe deployment

NATO leaders were preparing Friday to clear the way for the military alliance to deploy more troops in Eastern Europe, while insisting that it is not gunning for conflict with Russia.

NATO to seek new meeting with Russia "shortly after" Warsaw summit

NATO would like to hold a new round of talks with Russia in the wake of its summit in Warsaw this week, which is expected to ratchet up tensions with Moscow.

Stoltenberg says Montenegro's NATO accession nothing to do with Russia

It is the basic right of every independent country to choose its path, including the security agreements it wants to be involved in, so this is a matter between Montenegro and NATO's 28 member...

Stoltenberg: NATO to deploy four battalions to Poland, Baltic states

NATO is set to deploy four battalions to Poland and the Baltic States as part of its response to Russia's actions in Ukraine, the chief of the Western military alliance said Monday.

Profound differences with Russia remain, NATO chief says after talks

NATO and Russia still have "profound" disagreements, the head of the military alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, said Wednesday, after ambassadors from both sides met following an almost two-year hiatus...

NATO: "Profound" disagreements remain with Russia after frank talks

NATO and Russia still have "profound and persistent" disagreements, the head of the military alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, says after ambassadors from both sides met following an almost two-year...

NATO, Russian ambassadors to hold first talks in nearly two years

NATO ambassadors were set Wednesday to resume talks with their Russian counterpart, ending a nearly two-year hiatus that followed the controversial Russian annexation of Crimea.

Stoltenberg praises Monteengro for great progress

Stoltenberg also said he expected NATO foreign ministers to sign Montenegro's accession protocol during a ministerial meeting set for 19-20 May in NATO headquarters in Brussels..

NATO chief calls Russian jet flyovers "unsafe and unprofessional"

Low-altitude passes made by Russian fighter jets this week over a US military ship in the Baltic Sea were "unsafe and unprofessional," NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says.

NATO agrees mission to curb migration, EU ministers mull next steps

Migrants rescued by NATO vessels in the Aegean Sea will be returned to Turkey, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said early Thursday after the military alliance finalized an operation to monitor...

Stoltenberg, Lavrov fail to convene meeting of NATO-Russia Council

Representatives of NATO and Russia have tried and failed to resume formal talks through a council that has been largely inactive since 2014, when Moscow occupied and annexed parts of neighbouring...

NATO steps up military presence in eastern Europe

NATO defence ministers agreed in Brussels on Wednesday to increase the alliance's presence in eastern Europe but without setting up new military bases, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said...

NATO agrees to boost eastern flank against Russian threat

NATO took the first step Wednesday to boost its deterrence against Russian aggression in the east of the alliance, as it seeks to juggle what Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called the "most...