Showing posts with label NATO membership. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NATO membership. Show all posts

Friday, September 9, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ukraine does not seek immediate NATO membership (official)

Although Ukraine has officially abandoned its non-aligned status, it is not seeking immediate membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), an official from the country's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

"Nobody joins NATO by force, Serbia included" (Jens Stoltenberg)

BELGRADE -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that this western military organization "does not force any country, Serbia included, to join."

He added that he was "satisfied with the military cooperation so far."

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Sooner or later Ukraine will join EU, NATO (Polish defence minister)

Sooner or later Ukraine is bound to become a member of the European Union and NATO, Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Tomasz Siemoniak said on Tuesday, commenting on Ukraine’s renouncing its off-bloc status.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili (White House, 22.08.14)

The White House, Office of the Vice President, August 22, 2014:

Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili about bilateral relations, Georgia’s deepening partnership with NATO, and Georgia’s efforts to attract foreign investment and grow its economy. 


The Vice President underscored his support for Georgia’s NATO membership aspirations as well as the United States’ steadfast commitment to Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders. 

Monday, August 18, 2014

EU, NATO cannot provide military aid to Ukraine (Finnish PM)

The European Union and NATO cannot provide military aid to Ukraine, Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said on Yle TV on Monday.

“This (military aid provision) is, naturally, impossible. NATO offers such aid only to its members, which is well known, and the EU has no resources for such aid,” he said.

On Sunday, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said in an interview to the Deutschlandfunk radio station that the EU and NATO should provide military aid to Kiev. 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

German chancellor Merkel is optimistic about the solution of the name dispute (FYROM news)

By Naser Pajaziti
German chancellor, Angela Merkel declared today that the name dispute between FYROM and Greece must be resolved and according to her, this is the only way that FYROM can become a NATO and European Union (EU) member country.

“The unresolved name dispute between Skopje and Athens is a burden for us. I’m optimistic that a solution can be achieved for this”, said the German chancellor, Angela Merkel today in Dubrovnik in front of the participants in the “Brdo-Brion Process”.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Georgia unprepared for NATO membership (Irakly Alasaniya, defense minister)

...Minister Irakly Alasaniya said his country needs some time "to be completely ready for a full-fledged NATO membership in terms of the country’s political system, security measures and defense level", TASS reports.

"Georgia is not ready for this [NATO membership] and we speak currently about further steps for the country to be taken toward integration with NATO," Alasaniya said commenting on a statement delivered earlier in the month by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

Hungarian PM urges talks to admit F.Y.R.O.M. to NATO, EU (FYROM Propaganda)

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban called for urgent talks aimed at admitting F.Y.R.O.M. to NATO and the European Union (EU), in an address on Wednesday, local wire service MTI reported.

Orban was speaking at an award ceremony after receiving the United FYROM Diaspora's Gotse Delchev award, granted to people who have helped promote the country and FYROM people with their actions.

NATO Foreign Ministers agree Alliance’s door to new members remains open. - (FYROM Propaganda?)

NATO Homepage, 25 Jun. 2014:
[http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natolive/news_111257.htm]

NATO Foreign Ministers have agreed that the Alliance’s door remains open to new members, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Wednesday (25 June 2014) at the start of the second day of ministerial talks. The Secretary General said that September’s Wales Summit “will mark the success” of NATO’s Open Door Policy and maintain its momentum. “Let me be clear: NATO’s door remains open and no third country has a veto over NATO enlargement.”

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Montenegro supports Russia sanctions in order to hasten EU accession

Montenegro supported the Western-led sanctions against Russia for the sake of quicker EU-integration and accession to NATO rather than as an anti-Russian move, the country’s president said.
"If we did not, if we’d been indifferent to the decisions [of imposing sanctions,] the path to the EU would definitely have been slowed, and the relationship with NATO, of course, would exclude the possibility of inviting [Montenegro to join NATO at a summit] in Wales," Filip Vujanovic said, referring to the 28-member Alliance’s meeting in September, where Montenegro is expected to be formally invited to join NATO.

NATO Secretary General welcomes Montenegro's achievements, encourages further reforms

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Thursday (22 May 2014) welcomed the achievements Montenegro has made in implementing key reforms to meet NATO standards. The Secretary General encouraged Montenegro to continue those reforms. “NATO is committed to the future of the Western Balkans as a natural part of the Euro-Atlantic family. So I look forward to seeing Montenegro join the Euro-Atlantic family as soon as you are ready,” he said.

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