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NATO forces in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Poland reached 11.000 in 2018

Summary of Disinformation

NATO forces in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Poland reached 11.000 in 2018 vs 2.000 in 2015. They have all types of offensive weaponry.

Disproof

NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu corrected the distorted figures on Twitter: The NATO battlegroups in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland include under 5,000 troops - defensive, rotational and transparent.

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Reported in: Issue 124
Date: 03.11.2018
Language: English
Country: Latvia, Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland
Keywords: Trident Juncture, EU/NATO enlargement, Military exercise, NATO
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Twitter account
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