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Termine 2017

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Treffen der Staats- und Regierungschefs
25. Mai 2017
Brüssel

Lieutenant Colonel Huber, the battlegroup commander, welcoming the Prime Minister to the Rukla barracks.

An important visitor: Lithuanian Prime Minister visits battlegroup

Rukla, Lithuania, 4 April 2017 Lithuania’s Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis visited the Iron Wolf Brigade and the enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup Lithuania in Rukla on 28 March to gain an impre...

Commodore Axel Deertz

Interview with Commodore Deertz: “We provide a link”

For three months now, Commodore Axel Deertz has been in command of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 vessels in the Mediterranean. In line with a decision taken by the Alliance, parts of this SNMG2 f...

Bilateral meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany - Meetings of NATO Foreign Ministers

Treffen der NATO Außenminister in Brüssel

Am 31. März 2017 wurde Außenminister Gabriel von NATO Generalsekretär Jens Stoltenberg im NATO Hauptquartier willkommen geheißen. Es ist das erste Treffen der NATO Außenminister, an dem Außenminister...

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Estonia at night: the smallest light can show the way

Ämari, Estonia, 10 March 2017 It is pitch dark at Ämari airbase. An icy wind batters the runway. Thick clouds cover the sky. Loud bangs and rumbling reveal that the Eurofighters are up in the air – bu...

Vormaliger Ständiger Vertreter der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika im Nordatlantikrat ausgezeichnet

Bundespräsident Gauck hat General und Botschafter Douglas Lute, zuletzt Ständiger Vertreter der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika im Nordatlantikrat, das große Verdienstkreuz für seine außerordentlich...

Almost done – unloading the last of the vehicles

EFP in Lithuania: Dutch soldiers arrive with their vehicles and equipment

Klaipeda, Lithuania, 23 March 2017 Dutch soldiers and their heavy equipment have arrived in Lithuania. There are around 60 vehicles on board the ship, including CV 90 infantry combat vehicles, Leopard...

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Reinforcing enhanced Forward Presence: CBRN defence forces headed for Lithuania

Bruchsal, 14 March 2017 As of 28 March, part of a company of 750 CBRN defence batallion from Bruchsal will support enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) in Lithuania. Different support elements such as CBRN...

An eFP BG LTU detachment marching in formation through Jonava.

EFP Battlegroup soldiers participated in independence day festivities

Rukla, Lithuania, 15 March 2017 On 11 March 1990, Lithuania declared its independence from the Soviet Union. The enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup Lithuania soldiers participated in numerous event...

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Enhanced Forward Presence: a joint show of strength

Rukla, Lithuania, 15 March 2017 All is quiet in the Rukla training area. There is good visibility across the extensive terrain. The sandy plain is criss-crossed with ditches and punctuated by small p...

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Enhanced Forward Presence: infantry soldiers training in Lithuania

Rukla, Lithuania, 14 March 2017 The bulk of the German core of the enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup Lithuania (eFP BG LTU) has been in Rukla since the beginning of March, together with its combat...

Military tattoo held to bid farewell to President Gauck

Berlin, 17 March 2017 A military tattoo was held in the park of Schloss Bellevue on Friday evening to mark President Joachim Gauck’s departure from office. The ceremony took place in the presence...

Lithuania: Bringing NATO soldiers good luck

Rukla, Lithuania, 9 March 2017  The first forces providing NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence have been in Lithuania since the end of January. There are now around 550 soldiers from three different cou...

Temporary headquarters: the nerve centre is operational

Rukla, Lithuania, 8 March 2017 Sunday evening in Rukla, Lithuania: While many people are enjoying the remainder of their weekend, the enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup solders have been busy in t...

Leopard and Marder combat vehicles arrive in Lithuania

Šeštokai, Lithuania, 24 February 2017 A rail shipment of 20 Marder infantry combat vehicles and six Leopard 2 battle tanks reached its destination on 24 February. With more than 400 soldiers as well ...

Enhanced Forward Presence: Infantry combat vehicles and battle tanks shipped to Lithuania

Twenty Marder infantry combat vehicles, six Leopard battle tanks and three recovery tanks are on their way to Lithuania. A total of around 120 containers and 200 vehicles have been shipped since mid-J...

Munich Security Conference 2017

The 53rd Munich Security Conference took place from 17 to 19 February, attended by at least 28 Heads of State and Government, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and 80 Ministers for Foreign Affai...

Sicherheitskonferenz 2017

Vom 17. bis 19. Februar fand in München die 53. Sicherheitskonferenz statt, an der mehr als 28 Staats- und Regierungschefs und 80 Außen- und Verteidigungsminister teilgenommen haben, u.a. NATO-General...

Projecting Stability: Germany contributed more than 7.1 million EUR to NATO Trust Fund projects in 2016

From its 2016 budget, Germany has made voluntary contributions of an overall sum of 7,133,500 € to a variety of Trust Fund projects in the NATO Partnership for Peace (PfP) context, for Ukraine and for...

Meetings of the NATO Defence Ministers at NATO Headquarters in Brussels
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Treffen der NATO Verteidigungsminister am 15.-16.02.2017

Am 15. und 16. Februar haben sich die Verteidigungsminister der NATO in Brüssel getroffen. Es war das erste Treffen, an dem der neue Verteidigungsminister der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika, Jim Matt...

NATO Defence Ministers focus on close cooperation

Brussels, 15 February 2017 Ursula von der Leyen travelled to Brussels on 15 February to participate in a two-day meeting of NATO Defence Ministers. On the margins of the meeting, the first to be atten...

Alert scramble surprises high-level visit in Ämari

Ämari (Estonia), 6 February 2017 Estonia’s Defence Minister Margus Tsahkna and the commander of the Estonian Defence Forces, Lieutenant General Riho Terras, paid a visit to Ämari Air Base, where they...

“What we are seeing here today – this is NATO”

Rukla, Lithuania, 7 February 2017 Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen joined Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Lieutenant-General Jonas Vytautas Žukas, commander-in-chief of the Lithuania...

Enhanced Forward Presence: Chief of Staff on a working visit to Lithuania

Vilnius, Lithuania, 3 February 2017 Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Jörg Vollmer arrived in Vilnius for a working visit on 1 February. He used his two-day visit to conduct talks with the leade...

Getting things moving - vehicles on the way for enhanced Forward Presence

Grafenwöhr, Bavaria, 2 February 2017 At the Grafenwöhr training area, the vehicles stand in a long row by the loading ramp. Everything that happens in the next few hours will be coordinated by one ma...

Enhanced Forward Presence: Starting to take shape

Rukla, Lithuania, 1 February 2017 Planning, sawing, hammering, tightening screws and hauling loads – the advance party of the Enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup in Lithuania is keeping busy. There ...

Enhanced Forward Presence: Commander visits NATO Force Integration Unit and meets Lithuanian Chief of Staff

Vilnius, Lithuania, 31 January 2017 Lieutenant Christoph Huber, the German Commander of the enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup in Lithuania, visited the NATO Force Integration Unit (NFIU) in Vilni...

Lithuania: "every support" for German soldiers

Rukla, Lithuania, 27 January 2017 Lieutenant-Colonel Christoph Huber has reported to the Iron Wolf brigade of the Lithuanian armed forces shortly after the arrival of his 17‑strong advance party. The...

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Enhanced Forward Presence: first German Soldiers arrive in Lithuania

Vilnius, Lithuania, 25 January 2017 The first German soldiers have arrived in Lithuania to help set up a multinational NATO battalion. They landed in the capital city of Vilnius in the early evening ...

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First unit to Lithuania

Oberviechtach, 18 January 2017 The first members of the NATO Battlegroup arrive in Lithuania at the end of January. Around 460 German soldiers form part of the unit, most of them provided by 122 Mech...

International Human Rights Day 2016

With the International Human Rights Day approaching, we would like to share with you a social media campaign that was created by our colleagues at the Foreign Office. The campaign aims at promoting Hu...

Sitzung der Außenminister im Konferenzsaal

Treffen der NATO-Außenminister am 6./7. Dezember 2016 in Brüssel

Am 6. und 7. Dezember 2016 haben sich die Außenminister der NATO zum ersten Mal nach dem Gipfeltreffen in Warschau und nach den Wahlen in den USA in Brüssel getroffen. Am ersten Tag fand eine Arbeits...

Treffen NATO Verteidigungsminister

Herbsttreffen der Verteidigungsminister

Das Bündnis steht verlässlich zusammen. Die auf dem Gipfeltreffen in Warschau beschlossenen Maßnahmen zur Erhöhung der Verteidigungsfähigkeit werden umgesetzt. Mehr Informationen zu dem Treffen der N...

Defence Institution Building School

Deutschland unterstützt die Defence Institution Building School in Georgien mit 500.000 EUR Im Rahmen der Reise des Nordatlantikrates nach Georgien kündigte der deutsche NATO-Botschafter Dr. Hans-Die...

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Weissbuch zur Sicherheitspolitik und zur Zukunft der Bundeswehr

Das Kabinett hat am 13. Juli das neue Weißbuch zur Sicherheitspolitik und zur Zukunft der Bundeswehr verabschiedet. In diesem Grundlagendokument finden Sie die sicherheitspolitischen Leitlinien für di...

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NATO-Gipfeltreffen 2016 in Warschau

Am 8. und 9. Juli 2016 haben sich die Staats- und Regierungschefs sowie die Außen- und Verteidigungsminister der NATO-Mitgliedsstaaten in Warschau getroffen. Einen Tag zuvor hat Bundeskanzlerin Dr. Me...

Der Ständige Vertreter

Botschafter Dr. Hans-Dieter Lucas

Die Ständige Vertretung der Bundesrepublik bei der Nord- atlantikvertrags-Organisation in Brüssel wird von Botschafter Dr. Hans-Dieter Lucas geleitet.

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