Stoltenberg says NATO ready to respond to ‘assertive Russia’

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MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 12: Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO, talks to the press at the 2016 Munich Security Conference at the Bayerischer Hof hotel on February 12, 2016 in Munich, Germany. The annual event brings together government representatives and security experts from across the globe and this year the conflict in Syria will be the main issue under discussion. (Photo by Lennart Preiss/Getty Images)

NATO confirmed its intention to rotate groups of troops through Central and Eastern Europe to ward off fears about Russia, its secretary-general, Jens Stoltenberg, said in Warsaw on Tuesday, while stressing the alliance doesn’t want a “new Cold War” with Moscow.

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