Deputy Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization “NATO”, Mircea Geoana, the alliance seeks to ensure that the expansion of the conflict in Ukraine outside its borders, noting that NATO can not risk a direct confrontation with Russia.
He added: “NATO plays an important role to ensure that the expansion of the war outside of Ukraine. We can not risk a direct conflict between NATO and Russia because it would lead to more insecurity, death and suffering for all. Our mission is to maintain the integrity of one billion citizens of NATO countries, which is why conducting since 2014 a larger process of strengthening our collective security in a generation, and with the start of the war in Ukraine we have strengthened our defenses more than 40 thousand soldiers under NATO command in the stretching from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea, as well as hundreds of ships and aircraft region, and we will continue to do so. “