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Nato members may send troops to Ukraine, warns former alliance chief

By Patrick Wintour

07 Jun 2023 · 3 min read

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  1. Some Nato countries may be willing to put troops on the ground in Ukraine if other member states do not provide tangible security guarantees to Kyiv at the alliance’s summit in Vilnius, former Nato secretary general Anders Rasmussen has said

A group of Nato countries may be willing to put troops on the ground in Ukraine if member states including the US do not provide tangible security guarantees to Kyiv at the alliance’s summit in Vilnius, the former Nato secretary general Anders Rasmussen has said.

Rasmussen, who has been acting as official adviser to the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, on Ukraine’s place in a future European security architecture, has been touring Europe and Washington to gauge the shifting mood before the critical summit starts on 11 July.

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