Sweden plans to send troops to the NATO battle group in Latvia from November


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Sweden plans to send its army to Latvia in November to be part of a NATO battle group.

Axel Wernhoff, Sweden’s representative at NATO, told the European edition of Politico newspaper, the Report reported, citing TASS.

“Wernhoff confirmed Sweden’s plan to send troops to this country as part of NATO’s presence in Latvia. Sweden plans to start the operation from November, its troops will rotate with Danish troops. Individual operations, such as mine countermeasures, may start earlier.”

Wernhoff also believes that Nato will have to deal with the military threat from Russia for decades to come.