Six NATO countries say ready to dispatch their forces to Black Sea area, among them Russia's new BFF Turkey. (Tass).
As many as six NATO countries are prepared to send their ground-based, naval and air force units to the Black Sea area in 2017, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday upon the completion of the first day of a conference of the North-Atlantic pact's defense ministers.
He said Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, and the U.S. had confirmed their plans to dispatch units to Romania for a strengthening of NATO presense in the Black Sea area.
Specifically, he said
- Albania, Italy, Poland, and Slovenia will join the Canadian military already depoloyed in Latvia,
- Belgium, Croatia, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands,
- and Norway will join the Germans in Lithuania.
- Denmark and France will send unit to pool with the Brits in Estonia, while Romania and Britain will augment the U.S. troops in Poland. Hmmm.....Putin should know better than to trust Erdogan. Read the full story here.