NATO plans to create a 30-strong reserve in case of a “Russian attack”
The initiative to form a new joint advanced USA. Lead role it will play Germany.
MOSCOW, 3 Jul — RIA Novosti. NATO intends to increase its readiness in case of “attack Russia”, and to this end plans to create an operational reserve, is represented by several allies, in the amount of 30 thousand people. About this newspaper Die Welt, citing a high-ranking diplomats of the Alliance.
It is reported that the backup connection, the disposal of which will be several hundred fighters and ships, create in addition to the existing forces of the NATO Response Force (NRF), which currently has about 20 thousand soldiers. The required period of alerting to thirty days.
Clarifies that the initiative to create a new connection put forward in the USA. Lead role it will play Germany.
According to the publication, the defence Ministers will discuss the plan next week at a meeting in Brussels. In mid-July, the leaders of the Alliance should adopt a political Declaration.