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Bulgaria decides on its defence plans in coordination with its allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said on Friday after Russia said its security demands included that NATO forces leave Bulgaria and Romania.Bulgaria decides on its defence plans in coordination with its allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said on Friday after Russia said its security demands included that NATO forces leave Bulgaria and Romania.

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Russia on Friday demanded that foreign NATO troops withdraw from Romania and Bulgaria, as part of security demands it is seeking from the U.S.-led alliance, even as the foreign ministers of Russia and the U.S. began talks in Geneva aimed at defusing the Ukraine crisis.

Russia demands NATO pullout from Bulgaria, Romania - CGTN

The two former Warsaw Pact allies joined NATO in 2004.The two former Warsaw Pact allies joined NATO in 2004.

Get Out of Romania and Bulgaria, Russia Tells NATO Amid Ukraine Tensions - The Moscow Times

MOSCOW/LONDON (Financial Times) -- Russia wants Nato to remove all of its forces from Bulgaria, Romania and other ex-communist states in eastern EuropMoscow clarifies hardline stance to avoid 'any dual interpretations'

Russia wants NATO forces out of ex-Warsaw Pact states: Lavrov - Nikkei Asia

NATO rejected on Friday Russian demands to withdraw its forces from Romania and Bulgaria as diplomatic efforts continued in an effort to prevent a war in...NATO rejected on Friday Russian demands to withdraw its forces from Romania and Bulgaria as diplomatic efforts continued in an effort to prevent a war in...

NATO rejects Russian demands to withdraw forces from Bulgaria, Romania | Daily Sabah

Alliance says Kremlin call for NATO to move troops and equipment out of Romania and Bulgaria in order to de-escalate the Ukraine crisis is 'anachronistic' and harks back to Cold War 'spheres of influence'.Alliance says Kremlin call for NATO to move troops and equipment out of Romania and Bulgaria in order to de-escalate the Ukraine crisis is 'anachronistic' and harks back to Cold War 'spheres of influence'.

NATO Dismisses Russian Demand to Withdraw from Romania, Bulgaria | Balkan Insight

Romania has called “unacceptable” Russia's demand that NATO forces stationed on the alliance's eastern flank be withdrawn as part of security guarantees to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine, AFP reported. Russia's Foreign Ministry: NATO forces Must be Withdrawn from Bulgaria and Romania

Romania: Russia's Request for the Withdrawal of NATO Troops is Unacceptable - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

The security guarantees that Russia seeks from the West include provisions requiring NATO forces to leave Romania and Bulgaria, the Russian foreign ministry said on Friday.The security guarantees that Russia seeks from the West include provisions requiring NATO forces to leave Romania and Bulgaria, the Russian foreign ministry said on Friday.

Russia wants NATO forces to leave Romania, Bulgaria | eKathimerini.com

Bulgaria is a sovereign state and long since had made its choice by becoming a member of Nato, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov told the National Assembly on January 21, responding to a Kremlin call for…

Bulgaria’s PM rejects Russia’s call for country to withdraw from Nato | The Sofia Globe

NATO rejected on Friday Russian demands to withdraw its forces from Romania and Bulgaria as diplomatic efforts continued to prevent a war in Europe after Russia massed tens of thousands of troops near Ukraine's borders. "NATO will not renounce our ability to protect and defend each other, including with the presence of troops in the eastern part of the alliance," NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu said in a statement. Moscow has demanded legally binding guarantees from NATO that the bloc will stop its expansion and return to its 1997 borders.NATO rejected on Friday Russian demands to withdraw its forces from Romania and Bulgaria as diplomatic efforts continued to prevent a war in Europe after Russia massed tens of thousands of troops near Ukraine's borders. "NATO will not renounce our ability to protect and defend each other, including with the presence of troops in the eastern part of the alliance," NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu said in a statement. Moscow has demanded legally binding guarantees from NATO that the bloc will stop its expansion and return to its 1997 borders.

NATO rejects Russian demands to withdraw forces from Romania, Bulgaria

Moscow said it wants the ‘withdrawal of foreign forces, hardware and arms’ from countries that were not Nato members before 1997.Moscow said it wants the ‘withdrawal of foreign forces, hardware and arms’ from countries that were not Nato members before 1997.

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A "return to the condition as of 1997"?A "return to the condition as of 1997"?

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Moscow has demanded legally binding guarantees from NATO that the bloc will stop its expansion and return to its 1997 borders.Moscow has demanded legally binding guarantees from NATO that the bloc will stop its expansion and return to its 1997 borders.

Russia wants NATO forces to leave Romania, Bulgaria - foreign ministry - World News