Nato chief seeks to avoid ‘new Cold War’ with Russia as it boosts defences against Moscow

Nato’s secretary general has confirmed it will bolster its defences against Russia, while attempting to avoid any unwarranted escalations in tension with Moscow.

 

On Tuesday, Jens Stoltenberg confirmed a Nato deployment plan to send four multinational battalions to the Baltic states and Poland, following backing from defence ministers who gathered for a two-day meeting in Brussels.
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Decisions are also expected on forming a new multinational unit of ground forces in Romania.

 

“Defending our territory and protecting our people – that is Nato’s primary responsibility,” said Mr Stoltenberg as he opened the ministers’ first working session on Tuesday afternoon.

 

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