NATO chief: alliance in ‘biggest challenge’

MADRID – Latest news on NATO Summit in Madrid:

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the alliance’s “biggest problem” is the conflict in Ukraine.

Stoltenberg stated at Wednesday’s NATO Summit in Madrid that allies were meeting “in the middle of the worst security crisis we have ever faced.”

” This summit will prove to be historic and transformative,” he said to reporters.

Stoltenberg stated that the alliance will agree to deterrence in order to have more combat formations deployed and more equipment pre-positioned in Eastern Europe within the next year.

Ukrainian President Volodymir Zeleskyy will address the 30 Leaders via video link Wednesday as Russia’s invasion continues into its fifth month.

The gathering witnessed a landmark agreement between Turkey, Finland, and Sweden that will allow the Nordic countries to start their accession process.

The request to join the alliance was made after seeing Russia’s attack on Ukraine. However, Turkey still had doubts. These were resolved Tuesday.

 

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