NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Istanbul, 21 November 2016 – NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly on Monday called for a strengthening of the Alliance’s defences - including by increased investment to boost military capabilities - in response to threats from Russia, terrorism and instability in the Middle East.
Istanbul, 21 November 2016 – Italian lawmaker Paolo Alli was elected Monday as new President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly for at least one year at the organisation’s Annual Session in Turkey, taking over at the helm from US Congressman Michael R. Turner.
Istanbul, 20 November 2016 – NATO nations and partners must deny Daesh a base in Libya, beef up information sharing to track foreign fighters and boost funding to the Middle East and North Africa to deprive the group of new recruits, lawmakers from NATO nations warned on Sunday.
Istanbul, 20 November 2016 – The NATO Parliamentary Assembly called on Allied nations to strengthen their defences, including with increased spending, in response to the uncertain security environment created by a “revisionist and militarily resurgent Russia,” combined with the threats posed by terrorism and instability from the Middle East.
Istanbul, 20 November 2016 – NATO nations were told Sunday that ending the conflict in Syria is the only sure way to halt the flow of refugees to Europe, and were urged to open their labour markets to those who have fled conflict to ease the growing cost of lodging and feeding people.