Leaders sought to make a show of unity as they met to conclude their annual summit in London. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he is confident the member differences over defence plans will be resolved.
Despite a 32-year age gap and very different personal styles, Macron and Trump have tended to put on a show of being best buddies, shaking hands with a tight grip and a big grin, bringing their wives along to dinners and exchanging gifts.
Ahead of a phone meeting between Turkey and US defence chiefs, US general says "the trust that exists from military-to-military perspective is as strong as it has been in the past."
NATO welcomes Turkey's dialogue with the US on "possibility of buying Patriot batteries," says NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking at the Aspen Institute's annual security forum in the United States, said he was concerned at Turkey's expulsion from the F-35 programme.
Both sides failed to make significant progress on saving the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty or INF in talks at the military alliance's headquarters in Brussels, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says.
Libya's unity government was created at UN-backed talks in 2015, but it has struggled to assert control, while a number of international initiatives since have failed to unite the country.
The tiny Balkan country will join the world's biggest military alliance under the name of Republic of North Macedonia, possibly late this year or in early 2020.
Kosovo passed laws to build an army, asserting its statehood in a US-backed move that prompted outrage in Serbia, which does not recognise its former province's independence.
Kosovo's parliament has approved the formation of an army, a move that has angered Serbia which says it would threaten peace in the war-scarred region.
Kremlin dismisses Ukrainian leader's statement that the country needs to beef up its defenses to counter the threat of a Russian invasion, as an "absurd" attempt to inflame tensions.
Russia is holding live missile drills and flight missions in the Norwegian and Barents seas at a time when NATO is conducting its largest drill in the region since Cold War.
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