Poland starts large-scale NATO military trainings

Source : 112 Ukraine

NATO and its allies launch most extensive military exercises on June 6
23:00, 6 June 2016


Military trainings Anaconda, which will last until June 16, are organized to strengthen NATO eastern borders, Radio Svoboda reports.

These studies will involve 12,000 troops from Poland, 14,000 from the United States, and another 17,000 from other NATO countries and five partner countries.

Moscow claims that any presence of NATO forces near Russian borders threatens its security. The Russian side promises to introduce measures in response.

Currently, the Kremlin has not commented on these military exercises in Poland.

Anaconda trainings are held just a few weeks before the NATO summit in Poland, during which the issue of increasing of NATO troops on the eastern borders the alliance has to be resolved.

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