NATO to Nearly Triple Size of Its Response Force (VIDEO)

February 5, 2015 1:30 PM

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NATO to Nearly Triple Size of Its Response Force (VIDEO)

Part of this enhanced force will include the establishment of the Spearhead Force, which is expected to include some 5,000 personnel able to be deployed within a few days, Stoltenberg said before the meeting of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) at the defense minister level.

"It is a response to what we are seeing from Russia over a period of time, and it is in full accordance with our international obligations," he added, referring to the crisis in Ukraine that the alliance is blaming Moscow for escalating.

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