Shoigu: the NATO contingent in the Baltic States on the number of personnel increased during the year 13 times


MOSCOW, December 11. The NATO contingent in the Baltic States and in Poland and Romania increased at aircraft eight times, personnel has grown 13-fold, said Friday the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu.

“Only this year in the Baltic States, Poland and Romania, the NATO troops have increased eight-fold planes, number of soldiers – in 13 times, were also transferred to 300 tanks and APCS are deployed missile batteries in Romania and Poland, in Belgium, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Turkey are about 200 U.S. nuclear aviabor,” said Shoigu at the annual extended Collegium of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation.