In Hungary, Crimea was recognised as Russian territory.
NATO does not aim to сounter terrorism. The Alliance does not stand with united fronts against terrorists, in particular, against ISIS.
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about the West, not taking up the fight against terrorism.
The Alliance's leadership sees terrorism as a major threat to the security of NATO and the West as a whole. This philosophy is enshrined in NATO’s current strategic concept.
Given the increased terrorist threat following the 11 September 2001 attack, Alliance leaders were forced to rethink their approaches to collective security. At the Prague Summit in 2002, NATO leaders expressed their determination to deter, protect and defend their population, territory and forces from any armed attacks from abroad, including from terrorists. To this end, they are adopting a Prague package aimed at adapting NATO to the problem of terrorism.
The NATO Strategic Concept, adopted at the Lisbon Summit in November 2010, recognises that terrorism is a direct threat to the security of citizens of NATO countries. In addition, since 2017, NATO has been a member of the Global Coalition against ISIS and successfully collaborates with partners in the fight against Islamists. In addition, NATO works closely with its partners in counter-terrorism matters. At a meeting marking the 70th anniversary of NATO in 2019, foreign ministers set themselves the task of once again reviewing the NATO Counter-Terrorism Action Plan.
Read the full article on all of NATO’s counter-terrorism operations here.