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NATO forces confirmed on Ukrainian soil, not in combat roles

NATO soldiers are in Ukraine.
NATO soldiers are in Ukraine.
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3:33 PM EDT, March 19, 2024

The Spanish newspaper "El País" reports that NATO soldiers are presently in Ukraine, emphasizing that their presence is not a recent development and that they are not engaged in combat operations against Russia.

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According to "El País," the presence of NATO soldiers on Ukrainian soil has been confirmed by statements from Emmanuel Macron and the foreign minister, Radosław Sikorski.

- NATO countries' soldiers are already in Ukraine, and I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to the ambassadors of those nations for taking such a risk. They themselves are best aware of their identities, said Radosław Sikorski during a conference in the Sejm, commemorating the 25th anniversary of Poland joining NATO.

Moreover, Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz disclosed at the end of February that British and French soldiers are stationed in Ukraine.

El País discusses that NATO soldiers have been stationed on Ukrainian territory for many years, with the United States having military representatives monitoring weapons deliveries.

Informants on the Front

Upon consulting various Ukrainian and NATO military officials, "El País" reveals that NATO soldiers are not participating in battles within Ukraine. Instead, those from NATO countries are present in various roles, such as informants who provide updates on the frontline situation and assess the effectiveness of the weapons supplied to Ukraine.

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Source: El País

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