Obama, Rasmussen Discuss NATO’s Article 5 War Clause

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March 26, 2014

U.S. president, NATO secretary general talk about additional security measures for allies in view of situation with Ukraine

U.S. President Barack Obama has discussed with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen additional security measures for alliance members in the light of the developments in Ukraine.

Obama said their meeting in Brussels on Wednesday focused on the situation in Ukraine.

„We share the view that Russia’s illegal incursion into Ukraine and the violation of its territorial integrity and sovereignty have to be condemned, but it also reminds us that the NATO commitments that we made under Article 5 are not just items on a piece of paper, but are critically important to all NATO members. And we have to use the resources and preparations to make sure that every member of NATO feel confident,“ he said.

The NATO secretary general welcomed the steps that the United…

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