Highlights / Jens Stoltenberg

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Champagne discusses foreign policy challenges with NATO and EU leaders

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne discussed a panoply of foreign policy and security challenges, ranging from the ongoing war in Nagorno-Karabakh to the situation in Belarus and the poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny, in meetings with top NATO »

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NATO hopes to resume Canadian-led training mission in Iraq

NATO plans to stick around in Iraq and resume the alliance’s Canadian-led training mission of the country’s military, despite a recent parliamentary resolution calling for the withdrawal of all foreign troops, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. NATO suspended »

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Best defence against Russian interference is free press, says NATO head

While NATO allies have beefed up their cyber defences, the best guaranty of safeguarding Canada’s upcoming federal elections against possible Russian interference is the country’s free and independent press, the alliance’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. Speaking to reporters »

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NATO secretary general to visit Canada

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will visit Canada next week for talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau amid continuing tensions with Russia over Ukraine and Russian compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. The two leaders will meet at the »

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NATO wants to keep the Arctic an area of low tensions, Stoltenberg

Despite rising tensions with Russia in Eastern Europe, the Baltics and more recently in the United Kingdom, NATO would like to keep the Arctic an area of low tensions, the chief of the North Atlantic Alliance said Wednesday. “We used »

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NATO chief visits Canada amid rising tensions with Russia

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Canada Tuesday for a two-day visit that will include meetings with Gov. Gen. Julie Payette and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as well as other high-ranking officials. On Wednesday, Stoltenberg will participate in a »