NATO conveys written proposals to Russia
In view of Russia’s continuing military build-up in and around Ukraine, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg confirmed on Wednesday (26 January 2022) that NATO has conveyed its written proposals to Russia, in parallel with the United States.<!IoRangePreExecute>
He said that Allies see three main areas with room for progress: NATO-Russia relations; European security, including the situation in and around Ukraine; and risk reduction, transparency, and arms control. He underlined that Allies are ready to meet in the NATO-Russia Council "as soon as possible" to address these issues in greater detail, but will not compromise on the fundamental principles on which Euro-Atlantic security rests.
Read the full transcript here.