NATO summit kicks off in Warsaw

Fri 08 July 2016 06:36 GMT | 06:36 Local Time

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The leaders of the 28 NATO Allies and many partner nations will meet for a landmark Warsaw Summit on 8-9 July.

Together, they will take decisions to enhance the Alliance’s security by strengthening its deterrence and defence, and projecting stability beyond its borders, APA reported citing the NATO’s website.
 
Allies will agree to deploy four robust and multinational battalions to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, on a rotational basis. A multinational framework brigade in Romania will provide a tailored presence in south-eastern Europe. NATO will also take further steps to improve cyber defences, civil preparedness and to defend against ballistic missile attack from outside the Euro-Atlantic area.
 
To project stability beyond our borders, leaders will agree to extend NATO’s training mission in Iraq and to broaden the Alliance’s role in the central Mediterranean. They will also approve the deployment of NATO’s AWACS surveillance aircraft to support the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL.
 
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev also attends the summit. The Nagorno Karabakh conflict is expected to be discussed in the summit.

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