NATO is planning a regular military presence on its borders in an effort to counter future Russian aggression, The Telegraph reports, citing NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Stoltenberg said in an interview with the newspaper that NATO is “in the midst of a very fundamental transformation” that will reflect the “long-term consequences” of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions.
“What we see now is a new reality, a new normal for European security. So we have now asked our military commanders to provide options for what we are. called a reset, a more permanent adaptation of NATO,” Stoltenberg said. .
Stoltenberg, who recently said he would extend the term of head of the alliance by a year, also said in the interview that decisions on the reset will be made at the NATO summit. held in Madrid in June.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered Europe’s biggest refugee crisis since World War Two and prompted Western nations to rethink their defense policies.
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