Gen. Hodges: Europe must be open to the movement of NATO forces

The most difficult part is getting the politicians convinced. It’s all about understanding that improving military mobility is vital to NATO and helping them come together on a common view of threats on NATO’s Eastern Flank – as general Ben Hodges, former commander of US Army Europe said in an interview with Defence24.pl, on challenges to improving the mobility of NATO forces.

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Joint Statement of Special Presidential Envoy Richard Grenell, Ambassador Philip Kosnett, and Special Representative for the Western Balkans Matthew Palmer on Kosovo

MEDIA NOTE - OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON

The United States stands with the people of Kosovo.  We commend the continued efforts of the health professionals and others who are working hard, at great risk, to reduce the progress of COVID-19 in Kosovo.  In this time of uncertainty, we urge Kosovo’s leaders to follow Kosovo’s Constitution and the rule of law.  We are committed to working with any government formed through the constitutional process.

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CEAS Announcement - On the occasion of the 21st anniversary of the start of NATO bombing of FRY

Since its inception, the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies from Belgrade (CEAS) has advocated for a broad domestic and international debate on the causes and consequences of NATO bombing of the then Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY), based on as many available facts as possible. Such debate and consensus would not only provide the sound grounds for Serbia's much-needed co-operation with NATO and a compromise solution to Kosovo's new status, but also represent a shield against systematic disinformation campaigns concerning those events by third parties, both state and non-state. CEAS, therefore, fully supports the recent initiative of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic to finally determine a state list of all fatal casualties, including the circumstances of their deaths. CEAS has continuously advocated before Western international community to provide Serbia with as much assistance as possible to remedy grave environmental problems caused by various factors, and to strengthen its environmental protection capacity.

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