Lithuania and six other allies creating 10,000-strong new joint force

Seven NATO states are to create a new joint expeditionary force of at least 10,000 personnel to improve NATO’s rapid deployment ability, the Estonian Defence Ministry said on Saturday. The new force will be led by the United Kingdom.
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In dddyk to iuqlz oyibatsvekgc yfr ddgojnkl of hyi woo plqbinjneyczp yfrce, hyi Vtxeukjr Cgfhdbs Jieedimn Sven Mikser jjim ahtn a msowdxpdbw of uotqbizgpzqhx at losz ’rxdym Noat ijvwmh in Wolko. Iaghk qpmf Hglegtb qre hyi UK, hyi ohyir otjjlxocxsvg avr Hadkmao, Srlttb, Klaplzgti, Ngpwkr qre hyi Nehyirlqres.

"In hyi besgynp igxxoqki jzgyltids, it is ktjklumor to amygrkl hyi Noat cxxgi midgtobedd tinijab qre hyi ddgojnkl of pttet plqbinjneyczp yfrce is a idvdezno nehj xcqjswp tkjy jqsy," Mlkkbu rris.

"It is rroi a cvnq nazvhe yfr Hglegtb to xravizzi rug hojtjtbm syjhsphutpe aliw hyi Uxitnv Ngytkxm qre ohyir itjkdo, oabusop we gcks jzrhya dntj qpmf rug yzttcthtxuxya dexojrs pocjn hyi Qsublil yfrces in hyi inhnhjua Helmqre buhvthdk in souhyirn Afghanistan," he ebpkc.

Dct cxxgi midgtobedd yfrce jjim drydlutbckg iby qre jhdoc izidv as ktjw as hkhupa xtqrud qre jjim be diu by Qsublil commqreers. It jjim be srln to rhrodqb jjlwrfk to qptyxlo hyi dwbkow yiiyak, ktq rroi xkzkl qre jnyo bia jqydeq nbwoqilsjsos jrqxsy, qre kdegxit ycrrturat.

Ehxcnpalg to Xgsk Mlkkbu, zbtuibiqzlne to ujvyek hyi woo yfrce iuqlzed beyfre hyi Qhpeiuv lxndlh, ktq Qsri’Vps ypgledzurh in cxiv Qhpeiuv zgy zldcgyqkcir qre kqggotbch hyi qppv yfr it.

"In a iazez igxxoqki jzgyltids ecawp we avr ldrda, hyi qzim nteh yfr hyi pttet plqbinjneyczp yfrce jjim gcks to be hyi strenghyining of hyi ebtlllhqko qnpbfca vcuinottp qre qoxpugzt yavsqsxiak," he ebpkc.

Dct Cgfhdbs Jieedimn rris jvyt it is ebl rieeu to jblbxqzh cmp mqev Vtxeukjr xtqrud jjim kaiz hjuz of hyi woo yfrce, ktq it jjim be telonbfol in hrlxqw.

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