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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 30 member states – 28 European states, the United States, and Canada. NATO membership is open to “any other European state in a position to further the principles of this Treaty and to contribute to the security of the North Atlantic area.”

Update: Bulgaria slows down NATO’s Aegean-Danube route

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) January 28, 2024 – One of the questions that worries NATO’s military strategists is how to get from the Aegean Sea...

Bulgaria and Greece to build up military transport capacity

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) January 22, 2024 – The Bulgarian government has said that it will invest around 6 billion euros in transport connections....

NATO minehunters protect TAP pipeline in Adriatic Sea

Athens, Greece (Ports Europe) January 12, 2024 – Under the headline Two NATO minesweepers in the Adriatic to protect TAP Greek Naftemporiki newspaper...

Finally, a mine-clearing agreement for the Black Sea by three NATO members

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) January 12, 2024 – NATO members and Black Sea littoral states Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria have signed an agreement for a...

NATO and Italian government sign agreement for centre in Taranto

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) November 27, 2023 – NATO and the Italian government sign an agreement for the NATO Southern Operational Center (SOC) in...

Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria discuss mine clearing force

Ankara, Turkey (PortSEurope) October 11, 2023 – The three NATO members, Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria, are discussing the creation of a joint force to...

NATO naval exercise near Danube delta, Russia losing its grip on Black Sea

Bucharest, Romania (Ports Europe) September 10, 2023 – Romanian and United States naval forces are the organisers of a multinational naval exercise Sea...

KFOR delegation visits the Port of Durrës

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 13, 2023 – A delegation of KFOR has visited the Port of Durrës. The delegation was headed by Colonel Berthold...

NATO sends aid to Turkey from Port of Taranto

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) March 1, 2023 – Through its Southern Operational Centre (SOC), located in Taranto, NATO is sending aid to the earthquake...

NATO logistics to take over Ukrainian grain export via Romania

Reni, Ukraine (Ports Europe) May 24, 2022 – Sending weapons to Ukraine to help the country fight against the Russian invasion is very important and...

Two Russian proxies vie for control of strategic Greek port of Alexandroupoli

Alexandroupoli, Greece (Ports Europe) May 16, 2022 – Two of the four candidates to win the tender to operate the Greek port of Alexandroupoli have links with...

U.S. Senator Menendez delivers keynote remarks on U.S.-Greek relationship

Athens, Greece (Ports Europe) September 3, 2021 – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has visited the Eastern...

U.S. Ambassador Kelly Degnan visits NATO EU Information Center, Georgia

September 4, 2020 Today, U.S. Ambassador Kelly C. Degnan joined Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia David Zalkaliani to announce the U.S. Embassy and the...

NATO recognises Ukraine as Enhanced Opportunities Partner

On Friday (12 June 2020), the North Atlantic Council recognised Ukraine as an Enhanced Opportunities Partner. This status is part of NATO’s Partnership...

NATO to use Koper port for major exercise in October

Koper, Slovenia (Ports Europe) September 7, 2018 – NATO plans to use Koper port as a basis for a major exercise in October, Slovenian news agency STA said...

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