NATO approved the new Supreme commander of the United armed forces of NATO in Europe (SACEUR) and the head of the US European command. He was General Todd Walters, whose candidature was suggested by American President Donald trump.
After support in the Senate, Walters will replace General Curtis Scaparotti, who was in the post from may 3, 2016, said NATO.
General Walters is now in command of the Air forces of the Alliance, works as the chief of staff of the U.S. air force in Europe and Africa. He is responsible for air and missile defense of NATO members in governing American forces in 104 countries of Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, as well as in the Arctic, Atlantic and Indian oceans. On account of a new commander of the operation in Iraq as a fighter pilot.
Earlier it became known that NATO will not deploy in Europe, the new nuclear missiles.
Recently, the commander of the joint Armed forces of NATO in Europe Curtis Scaparotti stated that USA is ready to give Ukraine two more boats of the Island class. And NATO Secretary General commented on the possibility of granting Ukraine the action plan for accession.