UK commits 1,000 extra troops for Nato's eastern flank

June 30, 2022 5:50 am

[Source: BBC]

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been speaking at the Nato summit in Madrid.

He confirms reports that the UK is earmarking 1,000 extra troops for eastern Europe – and in particular the defence of Estonia.

He calls this a “continuous enhanced forward presence”.

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Johnson goes on to say the UK is offering Baltic nations “long-term support; partnership to help them build up their forces and make sure they can repel any attack immediately”.