A senior official in the US administration announced that member-states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO) will pledge to deploy new forces in Europe during the NATO summit in Madrid, the capital city of Spain and that Russia will declare the “greatest danger” as part of the alliance’s new strategy.
The US official said, “Russia remains the biggest and number one threat to the alliance, but the strategy will also include more multifaceted and far-reaching challenges to European and Atlantic security from China.”
He continued, “The leaders will announce new commitments regarding the stationing of forces with the aim of strengthening NATO’s line of defense and deterrence capabilities as they agreed in March that they would do so.”
The US official stressed that “the United States will announce during upcoming the steps aimed at strengthening European security, and it is also expected that there will be significant new commitments on the contribution of allies.”
The NATO Summit is scheduled to be held in Madrid on June 29-30.