NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg And Top U.S. General Mark Milley. Department of Defense
Two top Western officials have just said that NATO is preparing to settle in for a “long war” in Ukraine, as the prospect for peace negotiations retreats further and further on the horizon.
First, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in an interview published Sunday by Germany’s Funke Media Group said the alliance is committed to seeing military support to Kiev through, and that this is the only way to achieve peace. “Most wars last longer than expected when they first begin. Therefore, we must prepare ourselves for a long war in Ukraine,” he said, and added: “We must recognize that if Zelensky and the Ukrainians stop fighting, their country will no longer exist. If President Putin and Russia stop fighting, we will have peace.”
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WNU Editor: Here are the remarks from NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg …. NATO chief warns Ukraine allies to prepare for ‘long war’ (Politico.eu). More here …. Ukraine’s allies must be prepared for a ‘long war’, Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg warns (Daily Mail).
Here are the remarks from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley …. Top US general: Removing Russia from Ukraine a ‘very high bar’ (The Hill). More here …. General Mark Milley Says Ukraine Faces ‘Very High Bar’ for Kyiv’s Ultimate Goal (Kyiv Post).
My sources in Russia are telling me the same thing. Unless Russia changes its strategy of maintaining a defensive posture while conducting a war of attrition, this war is going to go into 2025 and beyond.
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