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World NATO-Russia Council for the first time has been a good two years

15:00  12 january  2022
15:00  12 january  2022 Source:   pressfrom.com

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Against the background of Ukraine conflict, the NATO Russia Council has come together for the first time for more than two years. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg received on Wednesday, among other things, the Russian Vice Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko in Brussels. Gruschko had spoken of a "moment of truth" in relations with NATO.

Vor dem Hintergrund des Ukraine-Konflikts ist erstmals seit mehr als zwei Jahren der Nato-Russland-Rat zusammengekommen. Nato-Generalsekretär Jens Stoltenberg empfing dafür am Mittwoch unter anderem den russischen Vize-Außenminister Alexander Gruschko in Brüssel. © Olivier Hoslet Against the background of Ukraine conflict, the NATO Russia Council has come together for the first time for more than two years. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg received on Wednesday, among other things, the Russian Vice Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko in Brussels.

for the USA took part in the meeting Vice-Foreign Minister Wendy Sherman. She had informed the other alliance partners in front of the Council on their talks with Russia in Geneva at the beginning of the week. A European NATO diplomat said the news agency AFP: "There is no reason to optimism, but the Russians are seriously involved in the diplomatic processes."

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The talks between the US and Russia over the Ukraine conflict had come to an end without recognizable approach. According to the new US ambassador at NATO, Julianne Smith, the United States secured the interlocutors from Moscow to wane no offensive weapons in Ukraine.

Russia demands from the US and NATO in the conflict comprehensive security guarantees. The Kremlin thus wants to prevent the construction of US armed innovations in states of the former Soviet sphere of influence as well as an eastward enlargement of the military alliance around Ukraine and Georgia. NATO poses a withdrawal of the Russian troops on the border with Ukraine.


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The NATO Russia Council had been launched in 2002 as a regular call platform. After the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula by Russia 2014, NATO expanded practical cooperation with Moscow. The NATO Russia Council felt the last time in 2019.

in the Eastern Ukraine has been fighting for the Crimean-Annexion Prorussian militias and the Ukrainian army. According to Ukraine, one of their soldiers was killed on Tuesday at fighting with the rebels. The attackers thus shielded the positions of the Ukrainian army with machine guns and small arms. The government troops would have returned the fire. In total, more than 13,000 people have already been killed in the fighting.

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Ukraine conflict: Putin provokes the west on - massive maneuvers held .
No relaxation in sight: According to crisis talks between Russia and Western states, the Russian military has held new maneuvers. In the Wehrbezirk East, there was a non-announced review of the willingness to fight, the Ministry of Defense announced on Friday in the capital Moscow. © AP Russia's President Vladimir Putin It published a video that showed columns of military vehicles and as tanks were loaded on railway wagons. Soldiers were brought to remote exercise places.

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