All posts tagged Nato

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October 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

There will be “catastrophic consequences” for Bulgaria’s armed forces if they are not weaned soon from reliance on old Russian military equipment and repairs, caretaker Defence Minister Velizar Shalamanov has […]

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Turkey says it cannot go into ground battle with Islamic State militants alone

October 9, 2014, by VOANews

Turkish officials said they cannot be expected to conduct a ground operation against Islamic State militants in Syria on their own. Foreign Minister M ...

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Bulgarian Foreign Ministry: Russian deputy PM Rogozin’s comments on warplanes ‘completely unacceptable’

October 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Comments by the deputy prime minister of Russia, Dmitry Rogozin, on the Bulgarian government’s intentions to replace outdated Russian military a ...

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‘Islamic State’ attack on Turkey would challenge NATO

October 8, 2014, by Al Pessin of VOANews

The advance of militant Islamic State fighters in Syria to within a few kilometers of the Turkish border is raising concerns the group might attack in ...

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    NATO: Ukraine ceasefire is ‘in name only’
    September 21, 2014, by VOANews

    NATO’s top military commander says he is hopeful the new agreement to create a buffer zone between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists will calm the conflict. However, U.S. Air […]

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    NATO: 1000 Russian troops remain in Ukraine
    September 11, 2014, by VOANews

    NATO says around 1,000 Russian troops remain inside Ukraine – a day after Ukraine’s president reported that most of the Russian forces assisting separatists there had returned home. President Petro […]

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    NATO announces rapid reaction force
    September 5, 2014, by VOANews

    NATO leaders have approved sending military equipment to Eastern Europe as a potential deterrent to further aggressive moves by Russia, and they also agreed to establish a rapid-reaction force of […]

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    Will they stop Putin?
    September 5, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    Ukraine was high on the agenda when the NATO summit started in Wales on September 4, with leaders of the 28-nation alliance looking for ways to bolster Ukraine and punish […]