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 Moscow continues to incite violence in Ukraine, providing separatists with personnel and equipment, - NATO Secretary General

Russia continues to support militants in eastern Ukraine, fueling the violence.

This was stated by the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday in Vilnius, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

"Moscow continues inciting violence in Ukraine, providing separatists with personnel, equipment, training," the head of the Alliance said.

He noted that Russia and terrorists must demonstrate loyalty to the Minsk agreements not only in words but also in practice.

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"We welcome the efforts to renew the cease-fire," the NATO Secretary General said.

He also assured that NATO is closely monitoring the situation, with necessary defensive measures being taken in response.

As previously reported, on Thursday, following a plan to create new NATO Response Force, six NATO member states in Eastern Europe launched corresponding military authorities.
 
 
 
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