NATO sending more weapons to Ukraine – Stoltenberg — Analysis

The alliance’s secretary general announced on Friday that it would provide more military support to Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced on Friday that the group would be providing more weapons to support Ukraine in the face of Russia’s military assault, and deploying parts of its combat-ready response force.

Soltenberg accused Russian President Vladimir Putin, of trying to bring down the president. “democratically-elected government in Ukraine.”

“We see rhetoric, the messages, which is strongly indicating that the aim is to remove the democratically-elected government in Kiev,”He made this announcement after meeting with NATO leaders. 

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Stoltenberg said that the Allies were committed to providing continued support to Ukraine. 

“We are now deploying the NATO response force for the first time in the context of collective defense. This is about thousands of troops. We speak about air and maritime capabilities,”He added that. Special operations forces, land, air and maritime forces make up the response force. The deployment of only a portion of this contingent, which is approximately 40,000 strong, has not yet begun. 

Numerous international sanctions were imposed on Russia this week by NATO member countries, including the US and UK. Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, announced Friday that he had sanctioned Putin and Sergey Lavrov as direct sanctions. US President Joe Biden made this announcement on Friday that additional US troops would be sent to Germany for support. However, he stressed they won’t be fighting in Ukraine. 

Moscow said on Thursday that they would be moving their forces to Ukraine as part of their military operation “demilitarize and denazify”After Putin recognized two separatist territories as Russia, the region was renamed. The newly recognized Donetsk (DPR) and Lugansk (LPR) People’s Republics have sought Moscow’s aid, claiming they were facing an attack from Kiev, though Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said no such plan was in place. On Friday, he stated that he is willing to negotiate in order to avoid any more. “human fatalities.”

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