NATO has no plans to send troops to help the Ukrainian army in the conflict area in the East of Ukraine, said Deputy Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, political issues and security policy James Appathurai.
"currently, there is no discussion and I do not envisage that it would be to send NATO troops into Eastern Ukraine ", ? RIA "news" words of the envoy to NATO, said at the international forum of the organization of the "Yalta European strategy" (YES) on the last working day of the week in Kiev. On the first day of the week the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine announced the opening of the Kiev office of NATO. September 3, the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the stay of the US military in Ukraine violates the Minsk agreement. On the same day the commander of the sixth fleet of the U.S. Navy Vice Admiral James Foggo stated that the naval forces of the United States are trying to maintain an almost continuous presence in the Black sea. 31 August in Ukraine were initiated multinational military exercise Sea Breeze 2015 with the participation of NATO countries. It was stated that this year the Sea Breeze exercises will be the most extensive in recorded history. They will participate to 2, 5 thousand Soldiers from different countries.