NATO's Growing Strength: A Defence Spending Surge Amidst Ukraine Crisis

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announces that over 20 NATO members are meeting the alliance's defence spending targets in response to Russia's war in Ukraine. This marks a significant fourfold increase from 2021, reflecting growing concerns about European security and the potential reelection of Donald Trump. Discussions also involve Ukraine's potential NATO membership.


PTI | Washington DC | Updated: 17-06-2024 22:15 IST | Created: 17-06-2024 22:15 IST
NATO's Growing Strength: A Defence Spending Surge Amidst Ukraine Crisis
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In response to Russia's war in Ukraine, more than 20 NATO member nations are hitting the alliance's defence spending target this year, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced on Monday.

This represents a nearly fourfold increase from 2021, highlighting the escalating threat of conflict in Europe due to Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions.

Speaking at the Wilson Centre before a meeting with President Joe Biden, Stoltenberg emphasized that Europeans are now investing more in their collective security.

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