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'We are willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements with governments, including the UK government, to commit ourselves, to commit our equipment to meeting the no-spy, no back-door standards,' Huawei chairman Liang Hua says
At the close of talks in Washington, foreign ministers from the 29-nation alliance say in a joint statement that they face 'an unpredictable and challenging security situation' that includes 'a more aggressive Russia'
Hours before foreign ministers from the 29-member Western alliance opens talks in Washington, US Vice President Mike Pence delivers a stinging rebuke
US officials have voiced concern that with Turkey in both camps, Russia could obtain F-35 data to improve the accuracy of the S-400 to shoot down Western aircraft
US General Curtis Scaparrotti, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, says that they're not going to communicate with Berlin if Huawei is inside their defense communications
In an implicit message the Republican president is not omnipotent, the most powerful Democrat says she and fellow visiting congressmen are asserting the role of their legislative branch as co-equal to the executive
German officials used a meeting of defense ministers in Brussels on February 14 to tell allies Berlin would make its cyber capabilities available, including offensive elements, sources say
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says it is a 'historic day' which will lead to Macedonia becoming the 30th alliance member once the deal has been ratified by all the other capitals
'Brexit will change the United Kingdom's relationship to the European Union but it will not change the United Kingdom's relationship to NATO,' says Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov will attend the ceremony at NATO headquarters in Brussels
'There was no real progress in the meeting today because Russia did not indicate any willingness to change their position,' says NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg
But the switch to 'the Republic of North Macedonia' is an uphill task involving 4 constitutional amendments and the support of two thirds of the 120-member parliament
The legislation transforms the small Kosovo Security Force into a defense army with 5,000 troops
With all votes counted, the French-born ex-diplomat has taken 59.52% of the vote in the second round run-off
A naval standoff between Ukraine and Russia off the coast of Crimea spikes tension in Europe
Their body language are markedly less warm than during Trump's last visit to Paris in July 2017, underscoring a general cooling in relations
Russia has already made clear its displeasure at NATO's Trident Juncture exercises, the largest by the alliance since the end of the Cold War
After a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, a statement by the transatlantic alliance says they 'urge Russia... to ensure full compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty without delay'
Some 50,000 soldiers, 10,000 vehicles, 65 ships, and 250 aircraft from 31 countries are taking part in Trident Juncture 18, which is aimed at training the Atlantic Alliance to defend a member state after an aggression
Exercises like Trident Juncture 18 are designed to teach troops how to move a large force quickly in the event of an invasion against a NATO member triggering the allies' 'Article 5' mutual defense clause
NATO's Trident Juncture 18 exercise will bring 45,000 alliance troops, equipped with 150 aircraft, 70 vessels and around 10,000 land vehicles across northern Europe
More than 90% of those who voted in the referendum on Sunday, September 30, supported the name change, but only a third of the electorate turned out, results show
(UPDATED) The week-long deployment dubbed 'Vostok-2018' is condemned by NATO as a rehearsal for 'large-scale conflict'
(4th UPDATE) World leaders and organizations pay tribute to the former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate
The sanctions freeze any property or assets on US soil held by two Turkish ministers, and bar US citizens from doing business with them
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Trump set the scene for more tension at the meeting in Brussels, renewing his criticism of European allies – and of Germany in particular
(UPDATED) The meet in Brussels is shaping up as the alliance's most difficult in years, with Europe and the US engaged in a bitter trade spat and Trump demanding that NATO allies 'reimburse' Washington for the cost of defending the continent
'Germany is captive of Russia because it is getting so much of its energy from Russia,' Trump says, referring to Berlin's deal for the Nord Stream II gas pipeline
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President Donald Trump vows not to be 'taken advantage' of by the European Union, which he accuses of freeloading by relying on the United States for its defense while blocking US imports into the bloc
Since last year, 330 US Marines have been deployed on rotation at Vaernes in the center of Norway, despite loud protests from Russia
NATO has vehemently criticized Moscow over the attack in March and has expelled 7 Russian diplomats as part of a coordinated international response
In addition to Colombia, NATO lists Afghanistan, Australia, Iraq, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mongolia, New Zealand and Pakistan as 'global partners'
After enjoying a close relationship with president Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has seen ties with Washington worsen under Donald Trump
'This will send a clear message to Russia that there are costs and consequences for their unacceptable pattern of behavior,' NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says
'The war of independence sent a clear message: anything is possible if a nation really wants it,' says General Riho Teras, Estonia's chief of staff
US aircraft dropped 4,361 munitions across Afghanistan in 2017 alone. They are deploying more troops and aircrafts to battle Islamist militants this year.
'We are very clear that this effort must be about practical results that make a real difference on the ground in conflict-affected areas and in changing attitudes towards women globally,' says the actress
The US secretary of state is working with one eye looking back over his shoulder to Washington, after leaked reports last week from Trump's White House suggested his own job was on the line
His visit comes against a difficult backdrop – a rift with President Donald Trump has led to reports he could be replaced within weeks, calling into question his authority to speak for Washington
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the actions of the individual in question 'do not reflect the views of NATO'
Out of a fleet of 16, Bulgaria's air force currently has just seven aging MiG-29 aircraft in good flying order
'We are always ready to help, but I know there are direct contacts so I am certain Turkey and the United States are talking to each other directly and addressing some of this disputes,' NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says
The unannounced high-level visit comes as Afghan security forces struggle to beat back the Taliban which has been on the offensive since the withdrawal of US-led NATO combat troops at the end of 2014
NATO says the treaty 'disregards the realities of the increasingly challenging international security environment' in the face of growing threats, particularly from Pyongyang, which recently carried out its sixth nuclear test
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg calls for North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs
We will monitor the Zapad activity closely and we are vigilant but also calm because we don t see any imminent threat against any NATO ally NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says
The incident took place as Afghan security forces were clearing a village of Taliban elements
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