NATO Secretary General: Russia Is Violating Principles of UN Charter

World | March 2, 2014, Sunday // 15:16| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: NATO Secretary General: Russia Is Violating Principles of UN Charter NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, photo by EPA/BGNES

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said Russia is threatening peace in Europe.

"What Russia is doing now in Ukraine violates the principles of the United Nations charter. It threatens peace and security in Europe," Rasmussen told reporters in Brussels on Sunday.

Rasmussen, as cited by the BBC News, called on Russia to deescalate tensions and urged all parties involved to continue efforts to resolve the dangerous situation.

He expressed NATO's support for Ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty and underscored the need to guarantee the democratic rights of all people in the country.

Rasmussen gave a press conference at the NATO headquarters prior to the start of emergency talks with NATO's 28 ambassadors on the situation in Ukraine and the Crimea region.

World » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Crimea, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin
Advertisement
Advertisement
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria