16 July 2024
NATO deployed 32,000 troops near the borders of Russia and Belarus 0

NATO deployed 32,000 troops near the borders of Russia and Belarus 0

(Dan Tri) - The President of Belarus said that about 32,000 NATO soldiers, more than 1,000 armored vehicles, 235 airplanes and helicopters have been deployed near the border of Russia and Belarus.

(Dan Tri) – The President of Belarus said that about 32,000 NATO soldiers, more than 1,000 armored vehicles, 235 airplanes and helicopters have been deployed near the border of Russia and Belarus.

Soldiers participating in NATO exercises (Photo: AFP).

`The situation is not peaceful on the European continent, even near our borders. In the vicinity of the borders of Belarus and Russia, about 32,000 soldiers of the NATO and US armed forces are stationed`

According to Mr. Lukashenko, more than 1,000 armored vehicles, about 160 artillery and mortar systems, 235 NATO and US aircraft and helicopters are also deployed near the borders of Russia and Belarus.

About 90,000 NATO troops in January began the alliance’s largest military exercises since the Cold War.

According to a statement from NATO, the goal of the exercise is to `test and refine NATO’s defense plans to strengthen Europe’s defense capabilities against a near-peer adversary.`

Although Russia was not named in the exercise announcement, NATO made clear in its 2022 Strategic Concept, a document that identifies the security challenges facing the military bloc, that `Russia poses a

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova warned that the exercises were `deliberately aimed at escalating tensions, increasing the risk of a military incident and could ultimately lead to catastrophic consequences for Europe`.

Admiral Rob Bauer, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, recently warned the US-led military bloc that it must prepare for a large-scale conflict with Russia within the next 20 years.

Meanwhile, the Bild newspaper on January 14 revealed that Germany’s armed forces are preparing a detailed plan for a conflict between Russia and NATO, culminating in the deployment of hundreds of thousands of NATO soldiers when

According to this scenario, Russia will organize an attack against NATO immediately after the US presidential election in November this year.

While NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the bloc sees no direct threat from Russia at the moment, German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius warned that Germany should be ready to repel a possible attack.

Recent reports also say that the European armed forces are not ready for a major clash with Russia.

Russian officials have repeatedly denied plans to attack NATO, with President Vladimir Putin asserting that Moscow has no interest in doing so.

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