A respected survey has indicated that France is now the world leader in 'soft power', overtaking the UK and US in global rankings.
Romania is to buy Patriot air defence systems, related support and equipment from the United States.
The US State Department has approved a purchase by the Netherlands for AN/AAR-57A(V)7 Common Missile Warning Systems.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was on a two-day visit to Ukraine during which he reaffirmed the Alliance’s strong political and practical support for Ukraine.
American cruiser USS Hue City and destroyer USS Carney have arrived in Odessa, Ukraine.
NATO is now fully committed in its role to providing an ‘enhance forward presence’ to deter any Russian aggression. As a result four battle groups have taken up strategic deployments in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
Italian Eurofighter jets are joining Bulgarian MiG-29 fighter jets for joint air policing of allied airspace over Bulgaria.
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed European Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska to NATO.
The UK has directly trained over 5000 members of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, 1000 more than initially targeted, the Defence Secretary has confirmed.
Allied and Ukrainian experts gathered to discuss present and future cooperation in the area of emerging security challenges and security-related advanced technologies.