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Qatar takes part in Nato defence ministers' talks

Qatar takes part in Nato defence ministers' talks

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah participated yesterday in a meeting of defence ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) countries, contributing to the coalition against ISIS, in the Belgian capital Brussels.

NATO defence ministers poised to agree new rapid-response plan

NATO defence ministers poised to agree new rapid-response plan

NATO defence ministers are expected to agree this week to a joint initiative aimed at improving the alliance's ability to respond quickly to new threats, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday.

Nato chief urges Russia to take responsibility for MH17 downing

Nato chief urges Russia to take responsibility for MH17 downing

A team of international investigators found that the Buk anti-aircraft system used to bring down the jet belonged to Russia.

Colombia to become first Latin American NATO 'global partner'

Colombia to become first Latin American NATO 'global partner'

Colombia will next week formally become NATO's first Latin American "global partner," President Juan Manuel Santos announced Friday.

Turkey says it will retaliate if US halts weapons sales

Turkey says it will retaliate if US halts weapons sales

Turkey will retaliate if the United States enacts a proposed law that would halt weapons sales to the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday.

Pompeo in Brussels for show of support for Nato

Pompeo in Brussels for show of support for Nato

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Brussels for a foreign ministerial meeting of Nato allies on Friday, less than a day after being confirmed as Donald Trump's new top diplomat.

NATO expels seven Russian diplomats, limits size of mission

NATO expels seven Russian diplomats, limits size of mission

NATO has expelled seven diplomats from Russia's mission to the alliance and blocked the appointment of three others over the nerve agent attack in Britain this month ...

'We don't want a new Cold War', Nato chief says

'We don't want a new Cold War', Nato chief says

Jens Stoltenberg said the targeting of former double agent Sergei Skripal fit a "pattern of reckless behaviour" to which the US-led military alliance had responded, but insisted political dialogue must also continue.

Qatar-Nato ties reviewed

Qatar-Nato ties reviewed

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence HE Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah meets members of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) Parliamentary delegation in Doha on Thursday .

Qatar, Nato sign agreement on military co-operation

Qatar, Nato sign agreement on military co-operation

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg witnessed the signing of the agreement between the Government of Qatar, represented by the Qatari Armed Forces, and Nato.

US urges Turkey to refocus its Syria fight against IS

US urges Turkey to refocus its Syria fight against IS

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has appealed to Turkey to concentrate its fight in Syria against the Islamic State group as tensions mount between the two NATO allies over Ankara's operation ...

NATO chief warns EU over defence pact

NATO chief warns EU over defence pact

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday warned the EU its new defence cooperation pact must not undermine the alliance, as US officials voiced fresh concerns about the flagship initiative.