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13 of January, 12:49

Stoltenberg: NATO has already strengthened its presence in the East
NATO has strengthened its presence in the East: it sends to the area of Eastern Europe more ships, aircraft and troops, said the Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Jens Stoltenberg in the conversation.

Stoltenberg confirmed plans NATO organization strongholds in the Baltic States, and similarly in Poland, Romania and Bulgaria. However, according to him, " all these measures are intended only for defense.

according to him, the military capabilities of NATO, as well as fresh troops rapid response, strengthen the defense of the Commonwealth. Stoltenberg believes that such reaction is "adequate" in light of the fact that " the security situation in the EU has changed."

in conversation, the Secretary-General also said that as long as Ukraine has not filed a petition for membership in NATO. However, the government of Ukraine, he said, " has announced the launching of a process of convergence, and this requires time."

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