NATO He announced on Friday that he had begun deploying elements of his response force to the eastern part of the coalition, For the first time in the context of collective defense, after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
“There should be no misunderstanding: we will protect every ally and every inch of NATO territory”The secretary-general of the allies, Jens Stoltenberg, said at the end of a videoconference of coalition leaders, urgently called in the face of Moscow’s aggression against its neighbor.
The summit follows Thursday’s ambassador-level meeting at the North Atlantic Council, in which eight Eastern countries invoked Article 4 of the alliance’s founding treaty, which provides for consultations when any of the allies feels their territorial integrity is threatened.
Then the Allies decided to activate NATO’s defense plans, Allow them to deploy capabilities, including a response force, when needed.
“We have to take this seriously and that is exactly what we are doing. And now We are deploying NATO Response Forces for the first time in collective defense. Y We talk about thousands of soldiers, we talk about air and naval capabilities. They are all actually part of permanent empowerment groups, ” explained Stoltenberg, who added that this is it…
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