Posted: 30.01.2023 16:39:00

NATO Deputy Secretary General urged to prepare for long conflict in Ukraine

The Deputy Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance, Mircea Geoana, urged to prepare for a protracted conflict in Ukraine and hard times in 2023, RIA Novosti reports


“We should get prepared for a long-term conflict... The year 2023 will be difficult, we must support Ukraine as much as necessary,” the official said at an event dedicated to the opening of the NATO military committee in Brussels.

Mr. Geoana added that ‘our tactical groups are being rapidly strengthened to the level of brigades on the eastern flank’.

According to the Deputy Secretary General, NATO continues to develop new plans for the defence of its members in all strategic areas.