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TIRANA, Albania | Kosovo premier, NATO chief speak amid Serbia tensions

TIRANA, Albania  — Kosovo’s prime minister and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg have spoken on the phone about the country’s plan to form a new army, a move that has been strongly contested by Serbia and the alliance. A statement from Kosovo’s government on Thursday said Ramush Haradinaj assured Stoltenberg the transition from the Kosovo Security … Continue reading TIRANA, Albania | Kosovo premier, NATO chief speak amid Serbia tensions

BRUSSELS | NATO chiefs urges Russia to shed light on new missile system

BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is urging Russia to provide details about a new missile system the United States and other allies claim violates an important nuclear weapons treaty. At talks between Russian and NATO ambassadors on Wednesday, Stoltenberg said, “We regret that Russia has not heeded our calls” for transparency about the missile … Continue reading BRUSSELS | NATO chiefs urges Russia to shed light on new missile system

BRUSSELS | 10 years on, NATO says Georgia will one day join

BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says that Georgia will one day join the alliance, 10 years after the military organization first promised the former Soviet Republic it would become a member. After chairing talks in Brussels on Wednesday between Georgian and NATO defense ministers, Stoltenberg said that “NATO’s door remains open.” He called on … Continue reading BRUSSELS | 10 years on, NATO says Georgia will one day join

SKOPJE, Macedonia | NATO chief visits Macedonia before referendum on name change

SKOPJE, Macedonia — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived in Macedonia before a referendum planned in the country on whether to change its name and resolve a long-standing dispute with alliance member Greece. Stoltenberg landed in the capital on Wednesday and is due to meet with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and other political leaders on … Continue reading SKOPJE, Macedonia | NATO chief visits Macedonia before referendum on name change