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Biden: US strengthens NATO forces in Europe, including Baltic states-Baltic news network

The United States will strengthen Europe’s NATO forces on land, sea and air. There are also plans to increase the number of US troops in the Baltic States announced by US President Joe Biden on Wednesday, June 29.

NATO will be strengthened at all levels of land, sea and air, the US President announced at the NATO Summit in Madrid, adding that NATO is needed more than ever.

Biden announced plans to increase the number of U.S. forces stationed in the Baltic countries in a meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stortenberg, a permanent headquarters for the 5th Corps was established in Poland, and an additional revolving brigade in Romania. Be deployed. It consists of a combat unit with an army of 3000 and an additional 2000.

Biden announced that two additional squadrons of F-35 fighters will be sent to the United Kingdom, with additional anti-aircraft defense systems and other units deployed in Germany and Italy.

The number of US military squadrons stationed at Rota base in Spain will increase from four to six.

“We will work with our allies to enable NATO to respond to threats from all territories, land, air and sea,” Biden said.

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«At that moment [Russia’s President Vladimir] Putin is crushing peace in Europe, attacking the very beliefs of rule-based order, and strengthening the United States and its allies, “Biden said.

Regarding the expected accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO, Biden said Putin’s strategy to attack Ukraine backfired.

Stoltenberg added that NATO enlargement was the opposite of what Putin wanted.

https://bnn-news.com/biden-us-will-reinforce-nato-forces-in-europe-baltic-states-included-235792 Biden: US strengthens NATO forces in Europe, including Baltic states-Baltic news network

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