Tuesday, February 14 2017 20:43 EET
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Stoltenberg announced NATO’s intention to support allies in the Black Sea
Stoltenberg, Announced, NATO’s, Intention, Support Allies, Black,Sea

NATO is going to reinforce its defense and "support allies" in the Black Sea as stated by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in a telephone conversation with the Foreign Minister of Romania, Teodor Meleșcanu, as reported by the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

"Romania has expressed a strong commitment to deepening transatlantic relations and implementing all obligations concerning the allocation of resources necessary to the line of defense," the message says.

It also indicated that Stoltenberg thanked Romania for its significant contribution to NATO’s operations and missions, especially in Afghanistan.

According to opinion polls in 2016, 67% of Russians believed NATO to be a threat to Russia's security.

Earlier NATO Air Force are going to patrol airspace of Black Sea region to monitor Russia’s troops