Stoltenberg: NATO will not militarize space, but will protect key objects in outer space

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NATO Article 5, which deals with the principle of collective self-defense, should extend to outer space. This was stated by the secretary general of the alliance Jens Stoltenberg.

NATO intends to send Russia and China a "clear signal" that attacks on the alliance's facilities in space will be viewed as an attack on all members of the bloc. Stoltenberg said that at the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels, the alliance countries intend to make an appropriate decision.



Thus, NATO hopes to extend the effect of Article 5 on collective defense to outer space.

I expect Heads of State and Government to decide that a serious attack on our satellites or other capabilities can trigger the principle of collective self-defense. (...) the same will work for space as for land, sea, air and cyberspace. An attack on one is an attack on all

- NATO Secretary General told the German edition of Der Spiegel.

At the same time, he stressed that the alliance does not intend to "militarize" space. According to Stoltenberg, "NATO is a defensive alliance" and does not intend to attack anyone, including in near-earth space. But at the same time, the alliance intends to protect key objects.

Answering the question from whom protection is needed, the NATO Secretary General first of all mentioned China and, of course, Russia. According to the head of the military-political bloc, these countries have already tested anti-satellite weapon.
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    1. +1
      12 2021 June
      NATO intends to send Russia and China a "clear signal" that attacks on the alliance's facilities in space will be viewed as an attack on all members of the bloc.

      You have already sent a clear signal to Turkey through the Olive Branch. Type Fifth article in this case does not work .. I think this signal is so Blah Blah Blah
      1. +12
        12 2021 June
        I always admire the ability of European officials to insert mutually exclusive concepts into one sentence, not to mention the whole speech! laughing Stoltenberg is the benchmark for Anglo-Saxon demagoguery!
        1. +2
          12 2021 June
          Well, how can you reassure your allies - Tabaki, but also not to anger Russia - Mother too much. No other way bully
          1. +1
            12 2021 June
            Stoltenberg: NATO
            Is that a broken radio again?
            1. +1
              12 2021 June
              Stoltenberg:
              NATO will not militarize outer space, but will defend key objects in outer space

              Stoltenberg's statement for fools is calculated, because:
              "Militarize space" and "PROTECT key objects in Outer space" are ONE and the same!
              1. 0
                12 2021 June
                Nothing new. We have long known about NATO's "self-defense" by an offensive using the "toad jumping" method. smile
        2. +3
          12 2021 June
          Quote: Finches
          I always admire the ability of European officials to insert mutually exclusive concepts into one sentence, not to mention the whole speech!

          Well, yes, bees against honey! Yes
          1. -2
            12 2021 June
            Stoltenberg: NATO will not militarize space, but will protect key objects in outer space

            Globally influencing the planet Earth is our natural satellite - the Moon.
            It is she who "directs" the ebb and flow in the World Ocean, it is she who makes the "sleepwalkers" roam at night, and wolves howl at the night star ...

            So are they going to protect the moon ??? belay

            Oh yes what , I almost forgot ... There the Chinese are going to land ...

            Then yes Yes The moon must be protected Yes And who else but NATO ...
        3. -1
          12 2021 June
          "Transparent haze". from "Arrogant (proud) mountain".
    2. 0
      12 2021 June
      Thus, NATO hopes to extend the effect of Article 5 on collective defense to outer space.
      The Natosrovites have completely brutalized! Dead herring - the talking head imagines itself as the navel of the Earth. Hike, not long left, soon he will be replaced. So he shows off in the end, the pension earns. angry
    3. +3
      12 2021 June
      NATO will not militarize outer space, but will defend key facilities

      We learned from the Israelis, we do not have a vigorous loaf, but if necessary, then we can apply it.
    4. bar
      0
      12 2021 June
      NATO intends to send a "clear signal" to Russia and China

      Will they be sent by fax, or will they be transported again by aircraft carriers?

      At the same time, he stressed that the alliance does not intend to "militarize" space.

      The price of these underscores is a penny on a market day. "I do not intend" yet there is no technical feasibility. As soon as it appears, they will put it on their promises with the device.
    5. HAM
      0
      12 2021 June
      "Stoltenberg: NATO will not militarize space, ....."

      If it is said so, it will be exactly the opposite ....... the "boot" is already flying and no one knows what it is doing there ... and five more are being built .... And this lie = how to breathe air! .. ...
    6. 0
      12 2021 June
      It's too late to say that big brother found our inspector satellites in space. I want to believe that we have them. NASA is not lying or is it all the same?
    7. 0
      12 2021 June
      NATO will not militarize space
      The tradition is fresh, but hard to believe. For what purpose does the American reusable shuttle fly in space for months?
      An attack on one is an attack on all
      Well, you tell your European vassals for the night instead of a fairy tale. If the same Baltics or Poland provoke an armed conflict, then there are big doubts about NATO's efficiency and even the desire to get involved in a large-scale armed conflict because of someone. Georgia, though not a NATO member, was also promised help and protection. AND? Ukraine was promised a lot, and as soon as Russia began to conduct the exercises, they immediately made it clear to the Ukrainians that they were not going to fight for them. It also expects small NATO members.
    8. 0
      12 2021 June
      Signalers, EPRST! The clarity of your signals causes laughter and mockery not only of ours, but also of your adequate citizens.
    9. 0
      12 2021 June
      NATO will not rest until it rests ... or is put to rest.
      What if, in response to an attack on a Russian space object, Russia launches nuclear strikes on NATO countries?
      How do you like this answer to your 5th article, Stoltenberg?
    10. 0
      12 2021 June
      NATO intends to send a "clear signal" to Russia and China that
      ... This is no longer funny .... how they say that "coffee is hot", ice is cold, and so on, so on, obvious to any thinking person.
    11. +1
      12 2021 June
      Gangbang only at first glance seems to be a strong position, collective defense breaks off the collective responsibility for the defendants of the group, any crime becomes a group, and bribes for such are completely different.

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