Russia hopes US to drop idea for forward basing of arms in Eastern Europe

Russia hopes US to drop idea for forward basing of arms in Eastern Europe

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday it hoped the United States would drop plans to store military hardware for as many as 5,000 American troops in several Baltic & Eastern European countries, the RIA Novosti news agency quoted it as saying.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

Politics & GovernmentRussian Foreign MinistryEastern European countries

Source: “Reuters”

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