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NATO leaders agree to increase troop numbers in Eastern Europe

Leaders of the Western military alliance, NATO, have agreed to send additional troops to the region to bolster defense in Eastern Europe. The military alliance has made the decision in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

He made the remarks in a joint statement after talks in the Belgian capital, Brussels, on Thursday. News BBC Online.

“We have activated NATO’s defense plan,” the statement said. We have deployed NATO Response Force forces and 40,000 troops have been deployed in our eastern part.

Earlier, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said four new combat troops would be sent to Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania.