Seven NATO Countries to Create New Response Force over Ukrainian Crisis - Reports

August 30, 2014 12:18 AM

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Seven NATO Countries to Create New Response Force over Ukrainian Crisis - Reports

MOSCOW, August 30 (RIA Novosti) - Seven NATO's member states plan to create new response force of at least 10,000 soldiers in order to strengthen the alliance's defense capabilities in light of the escalating Ukrainian crisis, Financial Times wrote.

Britain will lead the forces from Denmark, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Norway and the Netherlands, with Canada potentially joining in. The new NATO Response Force (NRF) will include air and naval units, as well as ground troops, according to FT.

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