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As reported by Belarusian news agency Belta.by, the country's Foreign Minister Uladzimer Makey visited Brussels on December 13-14 to discuss cooperation with EU and NATO officials.
Mr. Makey's talks with NATO Deputy Secretary-General Alexander Vershbow, EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn, and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini are seen as another sign of warming relations between Minsk and the West.
In late October, the EU …
The West does not plan to exchange Ukraine in its efforts to resolve the situation in Syria, as stated by the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, in an interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais.
"We will not exchange Ukraine for Syria and vice versa. Russia is the country with which we cooperate, particularly in the effort of finding political solutions to these conflicts," he said.
"We never intended to isolate Russia", the Secretary General of NATO said.
As reported last week, the …
Amid reports that a war between Russia and NATO is imminent, Moscow is already building plans as to who will be its allies in a nuclear confrontation against the Alliance. And yes, Russia has so far picked nuclear-powered allies. A coincidence? Unlikely.
Changing the intensity of the conflict is the Russia's way to demonstrate its power, General Breedlove stated.
Breedlove, the U.S. European Command General and the NATO Supreme Allied Commander for Europe, does not believe that Putin intends to implement the Minsk agreement.
The probability that the Kremlin will fulfill its commitments by the end of the year is negligible, said Breedlove at a press conference on Wednesday, December 2.
"It is unlikely that we can get everything Putin …
The NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg, stated that NATO can apply article 5 of the Washington Treaty, which will provide military response to all Alliance members, even in case of hybrid attacks on one of the country-members. Stoltenberg noted that the heads of NATO Ministry of Foreign Affairs agreed on a possible application of the Article in any particular case. The hybrid attack can be understood as an armed conflict with the use of terrorist threats and information warfare.
A resolution of Solidarity with Ukraine has been adopted by the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
Ukrainian MP, Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze reports on her Facebook page that the resolution has been adopted with all the revisions requested by the Ukrainian delegation.
It has been adopted unanimously by all the delegations of the NATO countries.
The document condemns in strongest of terms the illegal annexation of Crimea and the continuing intervention in Eastern Ukraine by the Russians.
Ashton Carter, US Defense Secretary, confirmed Pentagon's continued support for Ukraine on Thursday at a joint press conference with his Ukrainian counterpart Stepan Poltorak in Washington, D.C.He said Pentagon would soon start training Ukrainian forces.
Small numbers of US troops have already started training Ukrainian National Guards in the west of Ukraine far from the frontlines. In July a plan was also announced to take on regular military units.
Carter said America's commitment to …
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday told the country's security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a "criminal" policy that his government is ready to reverse.
The war in the East of Ukraine unleashed by pro-russian separatists in April 2014 and backed by Russia, fearing that the pro-Western course of the new Kiev government would make it a NATO ally, has already brought over 8,000 casualties.
"The decision on the non-alliance policy which was announced by the …
On September 22 NATO Sectetary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke at the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine in Kyiv.
"It is an honour to meet Ukraine´s National Security and Defence Council today. This council plays a key role in upholding the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. I´m looking forward to our discussions today.
Ukraine and NATO have been Partners for almost 20 years. I am proud of everything we have achieved together. Ukrainian troops have worked …
Turchinov: Fundamental documents signed between Ukraine and NATO.
Kyiv, Tuesday September 22
After an extended meeting, Secretary of the National Defense and Security Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg have signed the roadmap of the partnership program on strategic communications between the NSDC and the NATO International Secretariat.
The partnership program is aimed at implementing comprehensive support for Ukraine in the strategic …