Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Russia is threatening peace in European via its military actions in Ukraine and must immediately de-escalate tensions
Russia is threatening peace in European via its military actions in Ukraine and must immediately de-escalate tensions, Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said today.
Ukraine has appealed for help to Nato, and directly to Britain and the US, as co-signatories with Moscow to a 1994 accord guaranteeing Ukraine’s security after the breakup of the Soviet Union.
Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen accused Russia of threatening peace and security in Europe before Nato ambassadors met in Brussels to discuss their next steps.
“What Russia is doing now in Ukraine violates the principles of the United Nations charter. It threatens peace and security in Europe,” Mr Rasmussen told reporters in Brussels ahead of a meeting of Nato ambassadors.
He called on Russia to deescalate tensions and for all parties to “continue all efforts to move away from this dangerous situation”.
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