Royal Navy bolsters anti Russian NATO Task Force in Baltic region by sending troops and ships
LONDON: British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon claimed to send 6 more warships to Baltic against Russia.
He also claimed to send hundreds of naval troops as part of NATO Task Force to counter Moscow.
He claimed that UK is ready to face any threat and to defend his allies and this is a strong message to the enemy.
The British deployment consists of type 23 Frigate, HMS Iron Duke and three minesweepers.
NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said: “I expect ministers to enhance our forward presence in the eastern part of our Alliance. This will boost our collective defence and at the same time send a power signal to deter any aggression or intimidation by Russia.
Moscow and NATO have an agreement of not deploying troops along with Russian borders on permanent basis.