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Friday, July 21, 2017

The British Parliament called for the strengthening of military power for “containment of Russia”


The defence Committee of the British Parliament that the United Kingdom, together with NATO, it is necessary to strengthen the military power to deter Russia.

In the report, the parliamentarians said that Russia is demonstrating against the NATO “threatening behaviour”, so, Russian military aircraft repeatedly flew near the airspace of the Alliance. They also mentioned the annexation of Crimea to Russia and military intervention in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

“UK and NATO must have adequate military power and the ability to deter, and if necessary confront, the aggressive Russian steps — quotes.<url>” the text of the report. “We also call on the government to intensify targeted sanctions against members of the Russian leadership.”
In Warsaw on 8-9 July summit of NATO countries. It is expected that it will be adopted a number of important decisions, including placement in Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia and Poland additional battalions to the forces of the Alliance a total population of 4 thousand soldiers.

 

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