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NATO: Intergovernmental military alliance of Western states
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 30 North American and European countries. The organization implements the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on 4 April 1949. NATO constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its independent member states agree to mutual defence in response to an attack by any external party. NATO's Headquarters are located in Evere, Brussels, Belgium, while the headquarters of Allied Command Operations is near Mons, Belgium.

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Russian official charged with spying says allegations relate to work as journalist [Video]

Russian official charged with spying says allegations relate to work as journalist

The lawyer of Ivan Safronov, who is accused of spying for a NATO country, says the allegations against him relate to his work as a journalist.View on euronews

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Former journalist denies passing Russian military secrets to NATO country [Video]

Former journalist denies passing Russian military secrets to NATO country

Ivan Safronov, now an adviser to the Russian space agency, faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted of spyingView on euronews

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NYT Report: Russian Agents Paid Afghan Militants To Kill US, NATO Troops [Video]

NYT Report: Russian Agents Paid Afghan Militants To Kill US, NATO Troops

A New York Times bombshell report says Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill NATO troops in Afghanistan. NATO troops in Afghanistan include American forces. According to Business..

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Poland's Duda promises 'stronger alliance' with Donald Trump during U.S. visit [Video]

Poland's Duda promises 'stronger alliance' with Donald Trump during U.S. visit

The U.S. president praised Poland for its NATO defence spending and criticised Germany for buying gas from Russia. View on euronews

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Emmanuel Macron: 'Turkey is playing a dangerous game in Libya' [Video]

Emmanuel Macron: 'Turkey is playing a dangerous game in Libya'

The French president's remarks on Turkey's military intervention in the Libyan civil war follows an encounter between the two NATO allies' ships in the MediterraneanView on euronews

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‘The world needs a policeman, the bad guys are filling the US vacuum,’ says ex-NATO chief Rasmussen [Video]

‘The world needs a policeman, the bad guys are filling the US vacuum,’ says ex-NATO chief Rasmussen

And there’s no better candidate right now than the United States, says former NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.View on euronews

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China's rise makes transatlantic bond 'even more important', warns NATO chief [Video]

China's rise makes transatlantic bond 'even more important', warns NATO chief

In this Global Conversation, Euronews' Darren McCaffrey speaks to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg about a host of issues, including the on-going coronavirus crisis, the rise of China,..

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China's rise makes transAtlantic bond 'even more important', warns NATO chief [Video]

China's rise makes transAtlantic bond 'even more important', warns NATO chief

China's rise makes transAtlantic bond 'even more important', warns NATO chief

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'No final decision' on US troop withdrawal, says NATO chief Stoltenberg [Video]

'No final decision' on US troop withdrawal, says NATO chief Stoltenberg

'No final decision' on US troop withdrawal, says NATO chief Stoltenberg

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Trump plans to reduce U.S. troops in Germany [Video]

Trump plans to reduce U.S. troops in Germany

[NFA] The U.S. President says he wants to reduce troops in Germany to 25,000, accusing Berlin of not paying enough in military spending to NATO. Caroline Malone reports.

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Trump authorizes sanctions against ICC officials [Video]

Trump authorizes sanctions against ICC officials

President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized U.S. economic and travel sanctions against International Criminal Court employees involved in an investigation into whether American forces committed war..

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Germany hasn't received confirmation of U.S. troop withdrawal [Video]

Germany hasn't received confirmation of U.S. troop withdrawal

Germany is still awaiting confirmation from the United States that it plans to withdraw 9,500 troops from the country. According to one senior Washington official, President Donald Trump gave the order..

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