Five of the UK’s Apache attack helicopters have been deployed to Estonia as a deterrent to a “very credible threat” from Russia.
Belfast is set to be flooded with sailors from around the world this weekend after the arrival of three Nato warships.
As Nato celebrates its 70th birthday it remains “vital” to international security, according to a senior British officer.
Nato foreign ministers are meeting in Washington to celebrate the alliance’s 70th anniversary amid rifts between members over security and trade issues.
Nato has extended the mandate of its top civilian official, secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg, for two years, making the former Norwegian premier one of the longest-serving heads of the military alliance.
DONALD TRUMP has claimed Germany owes “vast sums of money” to Nato and the US “must be paid more” for providing defence.
HUNDREDS of British troops are to be deployed to eastern Europe as part of a show of strength by Nato in the face of an increasingly assertive Russia.