NATO: 40,000 troops on Eastern Flank, battle groups in eight nations

Anti-bellum

Azeri Press Agency
April 10, 2022

NATO mobilized 40,000 troops in Eastern Europe

NATO is going to beef up its military forces on the eastern flank as part of a fundamental reset of the alliance, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in an interview with The Telegraph, APA reports citing Sputnik.

NATO is preparing plans for full-scale deployment of troops on its eastern borders in response to Russia’s growing military activity.

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According to The Telegraph, NATO military commanders are developing options for the reset, and the alliance’s military presence in countries like Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland is expected to be transformed into a “major force”….

Stoltenberg noted that about 40,000 troops are already stationed on the eastern flank of the alliance, which is about ten times more than a few months ago. The head of the alliance said that their number will increase.

“What we see…

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