NATO Chief Says Russia Must Stop Military Activities in Ukraine
Secretary-General Speaking before North Atlantic Council Meeting
By STEPHEN FIDLER
March 2, 2014
BRUSSELS—The civilian chief of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization said Russia’s military actions in Ukraine threaten “peace and security in Europe.”
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said “Russia must stop its military activities and threats.”
He was speaking before a meeting of the North Atlantic Council, the alliance’s decision-making body that comprises ambassadors of all 28 allies. Afterward, they were to meet the Ukrainian ambassador to NATO.