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.
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.