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    NATO Warsaw Summit 'Historic' in Bringing NATO-EU Relations to New Level

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    The ongoing NATO summit in the Polish capital of Warsaw is historic in bringing the level of cooperation between the alliance and the European Union to a new level, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Saturday.

    WARSAW (Sputnik) — The summit is also important in making decisions to adapt to new challenges, enhance collective defense and project stability in its neighborhood, he added.

    "It is a very successful summit because it is a summit with a lot of substance, and it is historic because it is a summit that takes place at a decisive time for our security…This summit is important because…[it] reflects that we are bringing the NATO-EU cooperation to a new level, and that is important for NATO, it's important for the European Union and it's important for all the people living in Europe and North America," Stoltenberg told reporters at the NATO summit in Warsaw.

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