Ukrainian President Zelensky Says NATO’s Article 5 ‘Has Never Been As Weak As It Is Now’

PARIS, France – In an address on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reiterated his call to close Ukrainian airspace after a night of air alarms heard ‘almost all over’ the country. ‘Each of the more than 800 Russian missiles that have hit our country is an answer to a long – standing question about NATO … More Ukrainian President Zelensky Says NATO’s Article 5 ‘Has Never Been As Weak As It Is Now’

The U.S. Flew B-52 Bombers Over NATO’s Eastern Flank On Friday

BUCHAREST, Romania – The United States flew B-52 Stratofortress bombers over NATO’s eastern flank on Friday, exercising with the German and Romanian militaries in a sign of unity as the Russian invasion of Ukraine enters its second weekend. The largest strategic bombers in the US Air Force took off from RAF Fairford, a Royal Air … More The U.S. Flew B-52 Bombers Over NATO’s Eastern Flank On Friday

Zelensky Criticizes NATO’s Decision Not To Implement A No – Fly Over Ukraine

BUCHAREST, Romania – Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky condemned NATO’s decision to rule out the implementation of a no – fly zone over the country. ‘NATO had deliberately decided not to cover the skies over Ukraine’, Zelensky said in a Facebook address late on Friday. ‘We believe that NATO countries have created a narrative that closing … More Zelensky Criticizes NATO’s Decision Not To Implement A No – Fly Over Ukraine

Cyberattack On NATO Could Trigger Collective Defence Clause – Official

PARIS, France – A cyberattack on a NATO member state could trigger Article 5, its collective defence clause, a NATO official said on Monday, amid concerns that chaos in cyberspace around Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could spill over could spill over into other territories. The military alliance has for years made clear that a serious … More Cyberattack On NATO Could Trigger Collective Defence Clause – Official

Romania Could Take In 500,000 Ukrainian Refugees If Needed – Defence Minister

BUCHAREST, Romania – Romania is preparing to receive up to a half a million potential refugees from Ukraine in case of a Russian invasion, Defence Minister Vasile Dincu said on Tuesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the deployment of troops to two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine after recognising them as independent on Monday, accelerating … More Romania Could Take In 500,000 Ukrainian Refugees If Needed – Defence Minister

Turkey’s Erdogan Cuts Short Africa Trip For Virtual NATO Meeting

PARIS, France – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan cancelled a planned trip to Guinea – Bissau and is returning home from Africa early to participate in an online meeting with NATO leaders, his office said on Tuesday. The president’s office said the NATO summit was set for Wednesday. The decision comes as Russia’s move to recognise … More Turkey’s Erdogan Cuts Short Africa Trip For Virtual NATO Meeting

NATO Relocates Ukraine Staff To Lviv And Brussels For Safety Reasons

PARIS, France – NATO has relocated Ukraine staff from the capital Kyiv to Lviv in the west of the country and to Brussels for safety reasons, a NATO official said on Saturday, confirming a report by Norwegian daily VG. ‘The safety of our personnel is paramount, so staff have been relocated to Lviv and Brussels. … More NATO Relocates Ukraine Staff To Lviv And Brussels For Safety Reasons

U.S. VP Harris Says Russia Must Show It Is Serious About Diplomacy

MUNICH – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris met NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and leaders from three Baltic nations on Friday and said Russia must show it is open to diplomacy, while warning Moscow of severe consequences if it invades Ukraine. The Russian defense ministry said earlier in the day that President Vladimir Putin would … More U.S. VP Harris Says Russia Must Show It Is Serious About Diplomacy

Romanian Troops To Help Evacuate Afghan Citizens Who Worked For NATO Missions

Bucharest / Romania – – According to a decision of the Supreme Council of National Defense (CSAT), Romania will participate with 200 troops in the military operations to evacuate and relocate Afghan citizens who worked for NATO missions in Afghanistan and their family members. The Romanian forces will participate in the operation starting with August … More Romanian Troops To Help Evacuate Afghan Citizens Who Worked For NATO Missions

NATO Maintains Diplomatic Presence In Kabul Despite Taliban Advances

NATO is maintaining its diplomatic presence in Kabul and helping to keep the city’s airport running, a NATO official told Reuters on Sunday as Taliban insurgents entered the Afgan capital . ‘NATO is constantly assessing developments in Afghanistan’, the official said, adding the security of the alliance’s personnel was paramount and NATO would continue to … More NATO Maintains Diplomatic Presence In Kabul Despite Taliban Advances