Nato’s secretary general today said all 26 member nations will allow their troops in Afghanistan to provide emergency support to allied units anywhere in the country, despite criticism that some are refusing to authorise commanders to send their soldiers into more dangerous regions.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2006
Nato defence ministers will this week consider the future of an alliance which has evolved into a global trouble-shooter whose missions include patrolling Afghanistan, backing African peacekeepers in Sudan and shipping humanitarian relief to the United States.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2005
Australia agreed with Nato’s secretary-general that Afghanistan’s burgeoning opium crop was a growing international problem, but refused a request to increase Australia’s military presence there to help deal with it, officials said today.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2005
Nato wants to increase its military co-operation with Israel, especially in the areas of sharing intelligence and fighting the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, the alliance’s secretary general said in an interview published today.
Thu, 24 Feb, 2005