NATO-Russia relations

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NATO’s relations with Russia

NATO’s relations with Russia

On 1 April 2014, NATO Foreign Ministers condemned Russia’s illegal military intervention in Ukraine and Russia’s violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. NATO does not recognise Russia’s illegal and illegitimate attempt to annex Crimea.

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NATO Secretary General condemns entry of Russian convoy into Ukraine

NATO Secretary General condemns entry of Russian convoy into Ukraine

22 Aug. 2014

I condemn the entry of a Russian so-called humanitarian convoy into Ukrainian territory without the consent of the Ukrainian authorities and without any involvement of the International Committee of the Red Cross. This is a blatant breach of Russia’s international commitments, including those made recently in Berlin and Geneva, and a further violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty by Russia. It can only deepen the crisis in the region, which Russia itself has created and has continued to fuel. The disregard of international humanitarian principles raises further questions about whether the true purpose of the aid convoy is to support civilians or to resupply armed separatists.

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Statement by the Secretary General on the INF Treaty

Statement by the Secretary General on the INF Treaty

30 Jul. 2014

The United States has briefed the North Atlantic Council on its determination that the Russian Federation is in violation of its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty not to possess, produce, or flight-test a ground-launched cruise missile with a range capability of 500 to 5,500 kilometers, or to possess or produce launchers of such missiles.

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Russia’s accusations - setting the record straight

Russia’s accusations - setting the record straight

16 Jul. 2014

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has led to Russia’s international isolation, including NATO’s suspension of all practical cooperation with Russia. To divert attention away from its actions, Russia has levelled a series of accusations against NATO which are based on misrepresentations of the facts and ignore the sustained effort that NATO has put into building a partnership with Russia. Russia has also made baseless attacks on the legitimacy of the Ukrainian authorities and has used force to seize part of Ukraine’s territory. This document, released by NATO on Wednesday (16 July 2014) sets the record straight.

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