No signs Russia is withdrawing from Ukraine border: NATO

BRUSSELS Tue Apr 1, 2014 6:46am EDT

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO's secretary general said on Tuesday he had seen no evidence that Russia is withdrawing its forces from the border with Ukraine.

"Unfortunately, I cannot confirm that Russia is withdrawing its troops," Anders Fogh Rasmussen told reporters ahead of a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels.

"This is not what we are seeing."

Rasmussen said Russia had undermined the principles on which a NATO-Russia partnership had been built, and that as a result there could be no more "business as usual".

(Reporting by Adrian Croft, editing by Luke Baker)

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HeatherAlba wrote:
The USA has Bases worldwide, Please tell Mr War Lord That!

Apr 01, 2014 1:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
FreeOregon wrote:
Gee! Less than 24 hours and I don’t see any sign that NATO is pulling back either.

What could that mean?

Apr 01, 2014 2:30pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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