Tirana, Sunday 29 May 2016 – The Western Balkans have gone a long way since the deadly wars of the 1990s, but NATO and its allies should help cement stability in a region which continues to face multiple challenges, lawmakers from the NATO Parliamentary Assembly were told at the annual Spring Session in Albania.
Tirana, Sunday 29 May 2016 – Ukraine faces the unenviable task of fulfilling the promises of the Euro-Maidan revolution while trying to rebuff Russia’s aggression. The support of the Euro-Atlantic community is vital for Ukraine to succeed in this endeavour, lawmakers from NATO member and partner countries were told at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Spring Session in Tirana, Albania.
Providing jobs quickly for refugees could ease host country economic burdens, NATO PA Report suggests
Tirana, Sunday 29 May 2016 – The Syrian refugee crisis is often characterized as a humanitarian and social tragedy transforming the political landscape of the Levant and Europe. But according to the Icelandic parliamentarian and rapporteur of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Sub-Committee on Transatlantic Economic Relations, Ossur Skarphedinsson, the economic consequences of mass migration are frequently underestimated and misunderstood.
Tirana, Saturday 28 May 2016 – NATO must show resolve in the face of Russia’s increased military assertiveness and a greater willingness to share the burden of collective defence at the Alliance’s summit in July, the president of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly said Saturday.
Tirana, Thursday 26 May 2016 – The July summit of NATO heads of state and government tops the agenda as lawmakers from member countries of the political and military alliance meet in Albania this week. Just 6 weeks ahead of the summit, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Spring Session, hosted for the first time by the Albanian Parliament, will review how NATO is responding to the range of challenges confronting allies and emanating from, among others, Russia, terrorism, the ongoing conflict in Iraq and Syria, mass migration and the proliferation of missiles and weapons of mass destruction.
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