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NATO set to increase its high-readiness forces

NATO set to increase its high-readiness forces

Stoltenberg has said that NATO’s updated Strategic Concept will likely refer to Russia as the “most significant and direct threat” to security. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | fake images NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday that the military alliance is prepared to increase the number of its highly-ready forces to more than 300,000 as …

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Baltic nations push for change at NATO summit

Baltic nations push for change at NATO summit

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has said he plans to raise a confrontation with Russia at this week’s NATO summit. Images Alliance | Images Alliance | fake images Everything changed when Russia invaded Ukraine and NATO’s defense strategy must now take into account the new security environment on Europe’s eastern flank. That is the coordinated message …

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Jordan's king says he would support a Middle East version of NATO

Jordan’s king says he would support a Middle East version of NATO

King Abdullah II of Jordan said he would support the formation of a military alliance in the Middle East similar to NATO, and that it can be done with like-minded countries. The kingdom actively works with NATO and sees itself as an alliance partner, having fought “shoulder to shoulder” with NATO troops for decades, the …

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Isolated Putin says trade with China and India is increasing

Isolated Putin says trade with China and India is increasing

Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen here during a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping weeks before the launch of Russia’s unprovoked attack on Ukraine. During the meeting, both countries signed a “pact without limits” Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | fake images In a transparent bid to end his international isolation following the Ukraine …

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