December 4, 2022

US Vice President Harris vows “quick, tough and united response” if Russia invades Ukraine

European Commission President Ursula van der Leyen speaks at the Munich Security Conference in Germany on 19 February. (Thomas Keynes / AFP / Getty Images)

Ursula van der Leyen, head of the European Commission, said the world was “looking with disbelief” at the size of the world. Configuring Troops in Europe “from the dark days of the Cold War.”

“The reason the EU was once formed is because we wanted an end to all European wars,” Van der Leyen told a conference in Munich on Saturday.

The world is watching with disbelief as we face the biggest troops on European soil after the dark days of the Cold War, “said Van der Leyne.

He added that these events could “reshape the entire international order.”

Highlighting Ukraine’s 30 years of independence celebrations, Van der Leyen said there is a whole generation of Ukrainians born and raised in an independent country who now “face external aggression and interference on a daily basis.”

“What the Kremlin’s policies mean in practice is what they call fear-mongering and security. 44 million Ukrainians must refuse to make free decisions about their own future.

“The consequences of this approach are far beyond Ukraine.”

Talks about Russia and ChinaVan der Leyen said, “They are looking for a new era to change the existing international rules, as they say.”

“They want the rule of those who are stronger than the rule of law, intimidation and self-determination, coercion instead of co-operation.”

Meanwhile, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Moscow was trying to recapture history and recreate it. Zone of influence.

“The current crisis demonstrates the importance of the Atlantic Overseas Relations for European Security,” Stoltenberg told a conference in Munich on Saturday.

“If the Kremlin’s goal is to have less NATO on its borders, it will get more NATO, and if it wants to transgress them, it will always get even more united alliances,” Stoltenberg said earlier, calling NATO a defensive alliance. And “take all necessary measures to protect and defend.”

“Over the years, our security environment has become fundamentally worse. Peace cannot be taken for granted. Freedom and democracy are competitive and strategic competition is increasing.