America is emphasising its increasing military presence in Europe as Nato's biggest military exercise since the Cold War continues in Norway. Trident Juncture involves all 29 members plus Finland and Sweden. The US has recently increased its military personnel based in Europe.
NATO is conducting huge military exercises in Norway. For the first time since the Cold War a US aircraft carrier is sailing above the Arctic Circle. In conjunction with Trident Juncture, the USS Harry S. Truman, is leading a US strike carrier group. Andrei Beketov was on location with the troops.
In this edition of the brief we travel to Norway for NATO's largest military exercises since the Cold War, but the Secretary General plays down any comparisons. Hungary debates homelessness and Theresa May rejects Norway model.
About 200 Kosovo war veterans blocked the road leading to the Serb-populated village of Banje on Sunday, during Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic's second and final day in the country. Roads leading to the region were blocked by wooden logs, trucks and heavy machinery.