NATO-Russia Founding Act Unviolated by NATO Rotational Deployment in Europe

© REUTERS / Kacper PempelSoldiers demonstrate their skills during a military police exercise, ahead of the NATO summit in July in Warsaw (File)
Soldiers demonstrate their skills during a military police exercise, ahead of the NATO summit in July in Warsaw (File) - Sputnik International
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UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon stated that the rotational format for the four extra battalions in Eastern Europe does not violate the NATO-Russia Founding Act.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Deployment of four NATO battalions in Eastern Europe on a rotational basis does not violate the NATO-Russia Founding Act, UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said Tuesday.

NATO Summit in Poland's capital was held on July 8-9 and focused on relations with Russia. During the summit the Alliance decided to strengthen its military presence in Eastern Europe on a rotational basis with four battalions in Poland and in the Baltic nations.

"The rotational format for the four extra battalions does not violate the NATO-Russia Founding Act," Fallon said.

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