NATO sends reinforcements to Eastern Europe amid Russia tensions

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NATO said it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing Eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, and could also send additional troops to its southeast flank, in what Russia denounced as an escalation of tensions over Ukraine.

Welcoming a series of deployments announced by alliance members in recent days, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday NATO would take “all necessary measures”.

And the EU says it is ready to impose ‘never before seen’ sanctions if Russia attacks Ukraine.

The move by NATO has angered the Kremlin. It spokesman Dmitry Peskov accused the West of “hysteria” and putting out information “laced with lies”.

Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports.

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