NATO is going to increase its military contingent in the Eastern European States, said the Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Jens Stoltenberg.
" We are already seeing increased NATO presence in Bulgaria and in the partner countries in Eastern Europe. A greater number of soldiers taking part in a land-based exercises (Alliance). We (become) more planes in the air and ships at sea. All this increases NATO's military presence in the square of our Eastern allies, " the Agency quotes the words of Stoltenberg, said during a speech in Bulgaria.
" We're going to develop this (increase contingent) due to the implementation of the program plan, early warning, which will enable us to have a rapid reaction force. We will create the command and control centers at least six square East allies - the three Baltic countries, Poland, Romania and Bulgaria, " he noticed Mr Stoltenberg.
before in connection with the situation around Ukraine, NATO has adopted a number of measures that the Alliance explains the necessity of ensuring the security of the allies. Were strengthened mission air patrol in the Baltic countries, the aircraft with radar equipment make regular flights over the territory of Poland and Romania, there is an additional NATO ships in the Baltic and Mediterranean seas. In addition, the Alliance said about the increase in the constant presence of staff, program expansion exercises, strengthening early warning systems and strengthening the capacity of the response Force. Russia in connection with the events in Ukraine have announced an unprecedented increase in military activity of NATO in the European Union.
at a conference in Wales September 5 countries-NATO members adopted a plan to strengthen the collective defence of the Commonwealth and agreed on the parameters of new rapid reaction Forces. It includes the presence of the member countries of the Commonwealth on the Eastern borders of NATO on the basis of the rotation, the development of the advanced group response Forces, operational bases for her and a special command center. As highlighted, these steps were made in response to Russia's policy toward Ukraine.