NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

12/01/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/01/2021 13:09

NATO Secretary General discusses Russia's military build-up near Ukraine, Belarus' hybrid campaign against Allies

On Russia's build-up near Ukraine, the Secretary General stressed that ''we all made it very clear that there will be a high price to pay'' for any further Russian aggression against Ukraine. On NATO's presence in the Black Sea, Mr Stoltenberg emphasized that ''NATO is a defensive Alliance, NATO is operating in international waters and everything we do is in line with our international obligations and we are transparent''. On Belarus' hybrid campaign against Allies, the Secretary General said that ''NATO and the EU are working very closely on addressing the unacceptable behavior of the Lukashenko regime.''

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