Jens Stoltenberg

Turkey’s feuding with allies hits financial markets

Turkey's lira has sunk to a record low as the government lashes out at NATO and implies the United States is out to harm the Turkish economy.


Turkish Deputy PM says FETÖ involved in NATO drill controversy

ANKARA<p>The Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) was behind the controversy at a recent NATO drill that led Turkey to withdraw its troops, Deputy …


NATO blunder ignites Turkish calls to leave alliance

Diplomatic and military experts say quitting NATO would not strengthen Turkey’s hand but weaken it.


Turkey not in need of US F-35 fighter jets

Turkey participated in the F-35 project in 2002, after Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI-TUSAŞ) took on the manufacturing of some components in the …


German domestic political woes may have international effect

BERLIN (AP) — The collapse of talks to form a new German government has weakened Chancellor Angela Merkel and left her country, an influential European economic powerhouse, facing months more political instability. What does the uncertainty mean for the rest of the world?<p>EU REFORM<p>EU Commission …

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H.R. McMaster reportedly thinks Trump is an “idiot” with the brain of a “kindergartner”

The national security adviser isn’t the only member of Trump’s war cabinet who seems to feel that way.<p>National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster unloaded on President Trump at a private dinner in July, according to an explosive new report in Buzzfeed, referring to his boss as an “idiot,” a “dope” and …

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Fact check: Trump continues to oversell results of 'tremendous' trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past week, President Donald Trump told a made-up story about his predecessor and revived a distorted claim about NATO …


NATO drill incident biggest scandal: Turkish deputy PM

Turkey's deputy prime minister on Monday called last week's drill incident in Norway "one of the biggest scandals in NATO's history".<p>Speaking to …


Turkey probes US prosecutor in Zarrab trial twist

Efforts to spin the trial of sanctions-busting Iranian-Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab as yet another Western plot to undermine Turkey and its …


Turkey asks for further probe into NATO drill incident

Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik on Nov. 19 called for investigating the chain of command involved in a NATO drill in Norway during which the names of …


NATO head says Canadian troops smeared by Russia-backed online propaganda

The head of NATO is urging Canada to be vigilant about the threat of Russian cyberwarfare both on the battlefield and at home.<p>NATO secretary general …


Turkey reiterates its commitment to NATO despite drill incident

ANKARA: Turkey remains committed to NATO membership despite withdrawing its troops from the alliance's drill in Norway on Nov. 17, the country's …


Erdoğan condemns 'impudence' during NATO drill

RİZE<p>President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Nov. 17 criticized the incident that led to the withdrawal of Turkish troops from a NATO drill in Norway.<p>Turkey …


Canadian troops in Latvia warned their social media accounts and cell phones could be 'manipulated or misused'

OTTAWA — Canadian troops in Latvia are being warned about their cell phones and social media accounts being co-opted, says NATO’s secretary …

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China has ‘special responsibility’ when it comes to North Korea: NATO chief

NATO’s secretary general says China has a “special responsibility” when it comes to bridging the divide between North Korea and the rest of the …

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NATO chief apologizes to Erdoğan for ‘enemies’ blunder

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg spoke by phone on Saturday with Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to try to ease tensions with the Turkish president after …


NATO chief apologizes to Erdoğan over drill incident

ANKARA<p>NATO chief apologized to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Nov. 18 after a civilian Norwegian official depicted the Turkish leader as an "enemy …


Turkey, NATO alliance should not be 'undermined'

Turkey's alliance with NATO should not be undermined, Turkish military chief Gen. Hulusi Akar said on Nov. 18.


NATO and Canada adapting to new and evolving cyber threats

Canada and other NATO countries must do more to counter Russia's growing and increasingly sophisticated use of cyber warfare, says the head of the …


What kind of alliance is this?

Turkey’s withdrawal of military officers from a drill of the Western defense alliance NATO on Nov. 17 has turned into a scandal.<p>The news was revealed …


Canadian named NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security

A Canadian has been appointed as the NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security.<p>NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced the …

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NATO drill incident cannot be evaded with apology: CHP head

• Home<br>• Turkey<br>• Politics<p>ANKARA<p>Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, CHP head, CHP, Republican People’s Party, Jens Stoltenberg, Frank Bakke-Jensen, NATO<p>MOST …


Erdogan says Turkey pulls troops out of NATO exercise, Stoltenberg apologizes

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is pulling 40 soldiers out of a NATO exercise in Norway, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, after his name was included in a list of enemies on a poster at the drill, an incident that drew an apology from NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.<p>Turkey has the …

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NATO apologizes to Turkey for targeting Erdogan and Ataturk in training exercise

Turkey's founding leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were both listed as enemy targets in a NATO joint military …


Turkey pulls out of NATO exercise after president turns up on ‘enemy’ list

Turkey has withdrawn from a NATO exercise after the country's president was named as an "enemy" for the military drill – indication of a rift between the western alliance and Turkey as leader Tayyip Erdogan faces increasing censure for violations of human rights and the rule of law.<p>President …


Ambassador to NATO unsure if US will impose sanctions on Turkey for S-400 buy

HALIFAX, Canada — On Friday, the U.S. ambassador to NATO stopped short of saying that that the United States will impose sanctions on Turkey if it …


NATO Apologizes for Offending Turkey

The head of NATO apologized to Turkey Friday after its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, pulled his troops from a joint exercise he said had offended him and the nation’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.<p>The quick apology from Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty …

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Turkey abandons Nato drill over portrayal as the enemy

<b>Turkey has pulled its troops out of a Nato exercise in Norway over an alleged insult to its political leaders.</b><p>Reports said that an image of the "enemy" in the mock exercise was actually a photo of modern Turkey's founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.<p>Turkish media also reported that a fake social media …


Watch the Halifax International Security Forum 2017: Live video

We carry every on-the-record session at the annual meeting of defence and security minds on Canada’s east coast<p>A predictable meeting ground for …


NATO head praises Canada's support for peace missions

“But most of our peacekeeping operations are deployed in a much different environment where the political process . . . is not moving or moving very …

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