Ukraine-Russia sea spat no place for NATO intervention
By Scott TaylorDec. 5, 2018
It would be foolhardy for NATO to heed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s request for warships to escalate the tension in the Sea of Azov.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is pictured in April 2017. On Nov. 29, he asked NATO to send warships to help secure the Sea of Azov from Russian forces. Photograph courtesy of Chatham House
Last Thursday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called upon NATO to dispatch warships to the Sea of Azov in order to “provide security” in the wake of an incident involving Russian security forces.
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