North Atlantic Treaty Organization
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Michael Borgers

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To the North Atlantic Council,

the United Kingdom sees ever increasing threats to the national security of member-states as the most relevant issue. The prospect of increasing tensions with the Russian Federation presents the clearest challenge that this alliance has had to face since the fall of the Iron Curtain. With this in mind, the United Kingdom remains firm in its position that the Russian Federation has repeatedly acted against international law, both in continental conflicts and in engagements such as Syria. Therefore, Her Majesty’s government affirms the current strategy it has taken within the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

The United Kingdom sees the equity of member states within the alliance as inalienable. As such, an attack on any member state will result in immediate assistance of the United Kingdom and its various defence cap...

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