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Norway concerned over Russian military drills near its borders

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russia deployed troops and missile launch systems not far from the Norwegian borderline, - defense minister Frank Bakke-Jensen
11:13, 21 March 2018

Norway Today

Norwegian defense minister Frank Bakke Jensen expressed concerns over Russia's aggressive behavior on the Russia-Norway state border. He said that during his meeting with his U.S. counterpart James Mattis, VG reports.

According to him, the government has been following the development of the Russian armed forces.

Jensen said the Norwegian military was 'especially alarmed' about the Russian drills held close to the Norwegian border. 

'Over a fairly short period of time, Russia has deployed a lot of troops into the northern region of the country. Russian missile systems are spotted near the border, too. That causes a lot of concerns,' he said.

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