Thursday, November 27, 2014   

NATO chief eyes more military cooperation with EU
(04-15 19:18)

NATO's secretary general says the U.S.-led military alliance and the European Union must cooperate more because of the uncertainty about what Russia may do next.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen came to Luxembourg Tuesday to brief EU defense ministers on what NATO is doing to counteract what Western countries call a Russian campaign of pressure and intimidation against Ukraine.
Rasmussen said NATO plans a three-fold response: "reinforced defense plans, enhanced exercises and appropriate deployment'' to reassure NATO member states nearest Russia.
Asked if NATO could create military bases in its Eastern European members, Rasmussen said it was too early to go into details. He added, "but no one should doubt our determination to ensure effective defense protection of all allies.'' --AP
   
Other World breaking news:
Five more arrests in expanding Thai police graft probe (11-26 18:30)
Germany agrees law on quota for women board members (11-26 18:27)
New Thai tourism strategy: 'I Hate Thailand' (11-26 17:08)
Obama's immigration move disappoints businesses (11-26 16:11)
Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case (11-26 16:10)
Report: UK soldier's killers were on spies' radar (11-25 19:18)
Pope urges EU to give migrants 'acceptance and assistance' (11-25 19:07)
Fake Japanese "Beethoven'' faces damage lawsuit (11-25 19:05)
Pope starts whirlwind visit to European institutions (11-25 17:39)
Riot after US jury fails to indict Ferguson policeman (11-25 16:59)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.