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 NATO's Vershbow deems Russia and terrorism two main threats

NATO considers Russia and terrorism to be significant and long-term threats.

Deputy Secretary General of NATO Alexander Vershbow said in Bucharest on Tuesday, Censor.NET reports.

"We face two very different but significant, long-term challenges - from Russia, and from terrorism and violent extremism - challenges that have re-shaped our view of our own security, and that will be with us for many years to come," he said.

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"As long as Russia continues its aggression against Ukraine and attempts to intimidate NATO Allies and partners, we will do everything in our power to maintain a strong deterrence and defense," the official stressed.

Earlier, Financial Times reported that NATO is developing its own concept of responding to the threat of hybrid wars.
 
 
 
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