NATO must remain capable of action at all times. Only in this way can it perform the task of ensuring security. For this, Allies must among other things have modern and operational armed forces that can be employed in a wide range of possible scenarios.
The North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) is a central pillar of Germany’s security and defence policy. With 30 members at present, NATO guarantees security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic area.
Collective defence is the core task of the North Atlantic Alliance.
NATO is making a valuable contribution to stabilising crisis regions and to fighting international terrorism.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, cooperation between the transatlantic allies has become technologically more complex and at the same time all the more important.
The German Government is proposing that Germany’s engagement in KFOR, NATO’s stabilisation mission, be extended by one year. The Bundeswehr mission will continue to be needed as a guarantor of security and as an anchor of stability in the Region.