Bucharest, Jun 15 (AP/UNB) – Britain’s defense minister says Russian aggression toward NATO is increasing and the alliance was right to have agreed to a “very high readiness taskforce”, reports AP/UNB.
Michael Fallon said Thursday that Russia had annexed Crimea, threatened the Baltic states, and interfered in the democratic processes in Western Europe with “propaganda and other means,” in the past three years.
He also accused Russia of “aggression in the eastern Mediterranean, prolonging the conflict in Syria,” adding “the threat to NATO particularly to the southeastern flank is growing.”
He said the alliance had rightly agreed to “a very high readiness taskforce …read more
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