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6/20/15

NATO commander advocates arming Baltic and Eastern Europe to deter Russia-" Bad Idea"

The standoff between Russia and NATO countries prompted the NATO to build a case for arming its member states in Eastern Europe and the Baltic countries, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.

"The NATO should begin an arms deployment offensive for Baltic countries and allies in the east, before stationing heavy weapons in eastern Europe," NATO's Central and Eastern Europe Commander Hans-Lothar Domröse told "Die Welt" newspaper in an interview on Friday.

"We need to furnish our allies with modern and effective weapons like helicopters, howitzers, tanks, anti-aircraft rocket systems and heavy machines and train them to use the equipment," Domröse added.

Note EU-Digest::  Isn't it high time to stop all all this sable rattling . No need to go back to the cold war. Restoring peace by military force certainly has not been a success story for NATO or the US.  

Read more: NATO commander advocates arming Baltic and Eastern Europe to deter Russia | News | DW.DE | 19.06.2015

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