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Live updates | Britain sends more military aid to Ukraine

Jun. 30, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the NATO summit in Madrid: Britain is sending 1 billion pounds' ($1.21 billion) worth of military support to Ukraine, bringing its total military and economic support since the start of the war to 3.8 billion pounds. The...

Russia and China slam NATO after alliance raises alarm

Jun. 30, 2022 03:42 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — NATO was facing rebukes from Moscow and Beijing on Thursday after it declared Russia a “direct threat” and said China posed “serious challenges ” to global stability. The Western military alliance was wrapping up a summit in Madrid, where it issued a stark...

Live updates | Putin warns on NATO troops in Sweden, Finland

Jun. 29, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The latest on the NATO summit in Madrid: Russian President Vladimir Putin is warning Finland and Sweden that if they welcome NATO troops and military infrastructure onto their territory, Russia will respond in kind. He said Wednesday that Russia will...

Probe sought in migrant deaths at Morocco-Spain border

Jun. 29, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Activists on Wednesday urged Morocco to launch an “unbiased” investigation into the deaths of at least 23 migrants who were trying to enter Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla last week. The Moroccan Association for Human Rights demanded in a letter...

US boosting military presence in Europe amid Russia threat

Jun. 29, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday the U.S. will significantly expand its military presence in Europe, the latest example of how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has reshaped plans for the continent’s security and prompted a reinvestment in NATO. Among the changes...

NATO pivots to highlight Chinese 'challenges' for 1st time

Jun. 29, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — NATO has for the first time singled out China as one of its strategic priorities for the next decade, warning about its growing military ambitions, confrontational rhetoric toward Taiwan and other neighbors, and increasingly close ties to Russia. While Russia’s war...

NATO deems Russia its 'most significant and direct threat'

Jun. 29, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — NATO declared Russia the “most significant and direct threat” to its members’ peace and security on Wednesday and vowed to strengthen support for Ukraine, even as that country's leader chided the alliance for not doing more to help it defeat Moscow. The military...

In summit declaration, NATO calls Russia 'most significant and direct threat' to Euro-Atlantic peace and stability

Jun. 29, 2022 08:45 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — In summit declaration, NATO calls Russia 'most significant and direct threat' to Euro-Atlantic peace and stability.

At NATO, Biden says US will enhance military presence in Europe to send message that alliance is ‘strong and united’

Jun. 29, 2022 05:02 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — At NATO, Biden says US will enhance military presence in Europe to send message that alliance is ‘strong and united’.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance faces its biggest challenge since World War II

Jun. 29, 2022 02:22 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance faces its biggest challenge since World War II.