In the administration of the trump offered in favor of Putin to withdraw American troops from the Baltic States – media

A senior representative of the administration of U.S. President Donald trump was offered as a concession to Russian President Vladimir Putin to withdraw part of the us military from Europe. This is with reference to two ex-employees of administration of the USA the journalist writes The Daily Beast’s Spencer Ackerman.

The proposal was announced in the first days of the presidency of the tramp, whose inauguration took place on 20 January 2017.

According to Ackerman, it is about the Deputy assistant trump strategic planning Kevin Harrington, who «neglected the interests of the USA in the Baltic States» and thinking about their significance in the context of relations between the US and Russia.

Ultimately, Harrington’s proposal was «politely rejected» by officials.

The Baltic countries since 2004 are members of NATO which includes the US.

In June 2017 the units of the armies of the United States, great Britain, Lithuania, Poland and Croatia have conducted large-scale exercises, practicing a scenario in which Russia tries to cut off the Baltic States from other NATO countries. The commander of us forces in Europe Ben Hodges said then that for the Alliance it is important to show a willingness to protect partners in the Baltic region.




In the administration of the trump offered in favor of Putin to withdraw American troops from the Baltic States – media 11.01.2018

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