NATO summit opens amid warnings of ‘a more dangerous world’ | NATO News

NATO summit opens amid warnings of ‘a more dangerous world’ |  NATO News

On the eve of NATO’s annual summit, the head of the Western defense alliance called for member states to boost their military spending in an increasingly “unpredictable” and “dangerous” world. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sparked a “fundamental shift” in NATO’s approach to defense, the NATO chief said. As preparations for the summit talks began … Read more

Turkey lifts veto on Finland, Sweden joining NATO, clearing path for expansion

Leaders of Turkey, Finland, Sweden held talks in Madrid Sweden, Finland, Turkey sign goodwill memorandum Invitation to join to be made during NATO summit Western strategic shift after Russian invasion of Ukraine MADRID / HELSINKI, June 28 (Reuters) – NATO ally Turkey lifted its veto over Finland and Sweden’s bid to join the Western alliance … Read more

Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

MADRID (AP) – Turkey agreed Tuesday to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, ending an impasse that had clouded a leaders’ summit opening in Madrid amid Europe’s worst security crisis in decades, triggered by the war in Ukraine. After urgent top-level talks with leaders of the three countries, alliance Secretary General Jens … Read more

Spain turns to Africa, NATO lobbies, allies over Ukraine-driven migration

Spain hosts NATO summit this week Spain likely to push for more shared intelligence, sources Families making dangerous crossings from Africa to Canaries Morocco clamping down on migration after deal with Spain Migrant deaths in Melilla highlight dangers, NGOs say MADRID / LAS PALMAS, June 27 (Reuters) – Spain is shifting its foreign policy towards … Read more

G-7 leaders end summit pledging to hurt Russia economically

ELMAU, Germany (AP) – Leaders of the world’s wealthiest democracies struck a united stance to support Ukraine for “as long as it takes” as Russia’s invasion grinds on, and said they would explore far-reaching steps to cap Kremlin income from oil sales that are financing the war. The final statement Tuesday from the Group of … Read more