Posts tagged as defence plan

Turkey drops block on defence plan for Baltic states and Poland. Warsaw hits with sanctions

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Talking at the final press conference during the NATO summit in London NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg touted the meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as a great success. “The important thing now is that all Allies agree on the new… not the new, but to the updated, revised defence plans for the Baltic countries and Poland. And it just shows that we are able to deliver on substance. We…

Technical hurdles may arise over NATO’s Baltic defence plan – Lithuanian president

Friday, December 13, 2019

The Turkish president has backed an updated  defence   plan for the Baltic states and Poland, but technical hurdles may still arise, according to the Lithuanian president. “But what’s most important to me is that Erdogan’s approval in principle was obtained at the NATO summit. And what defense ministers and generals and specialists will do afterwards is another issue,” the president said. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said after last…