There are 40,000 troops under NATO command on the eastern flank, and Allies have agreed on four new multinational battlegroups following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, NATO has activated defence plans, deployed elements of the NATO Response Force and placed 40,000 troops on NATO’s eastern flank under direct NATO command. NATO is also establishing four additional multinational battlegroups in Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia. These defence and deterrence measures aim to ensure the security of NATO member countries. Russia’s actions pose a serious threat to Euro-Atlantic security, and they will have geostrategic consequences.
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RUSSIA’S WAR IN UKRAINE IS THE BIGGEST THREAT TO OUR SECURITY IN A GENERATION
WE ARE RESPONDING WITH SPEED AND UNITY TO PROTECT OUR PEOPLE
40,000 TROOPS ARE UNDER DIRECT NATO COMMAND IN THE EASTERN PART OF THE ALLIANCE
130 JETS ARE ON HIGH ALERT
140 SHIPS ARE PATROLLING AT SEA
AND WE HAVE AGREED ON 4 NEW MULTINATIONAL BATTLEGROUPS
IN BULGARIA HUNGARY ROMANIA AND SLOVAKIA
MEANING NATO NOW HAS 8 DEFENSIVE BATTLEGROUPS
STRETCHING FROM THE BLACK SEA TO THE BALTIC SEA
WE STAND AS ONE TO DEFEND OUR TERRITORY
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