- NATO’s Message to Putin: British and American Troops Join Thousands of Soldiers from 19 Nations for War Games in North Macedonia as Finland Signals Intent to Join the Alliance
by JACK NEWMAN FOR MAILONLINE, https://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/index.html
* Soldiers from 19 nations are taking part in NATO-led military drills in a show of strength across Europe
* Swift Response 22 exercises in North Macedonia today involve US, British, French, Italian and allied troops
* It comes amid Russian aggression against NATO expansion as Finland announced intention to join the pact
NATO has put on a show of strength in Europe in a message to Vladimir Putin as thousands of soldiers from 19 nations take part in war games across the continent. The Swift Response 22 exercises in North Macedonia involve 4,500 troops from the US, Britain, France, Italy and other allied nations and are taking place against the backdrop of Russian aggression against perceived Western expansion. There are similar military drills being held across five locations in Europe this month, to show Finland what they will soon be joining.