Vice President Mike Pence: Russian ‘Aggression’ Makes NATO Necessary, NBC News

The “specter of aggression” from Russia makes a strong and united NATO more important now than at any time since the Soviet Union’s collapse, Vice President Mike Pence said Monday.

“Russia seeks to redraw international borders by force, undermine democracies of sovereign nations and divide the free nations of Europe,” Pence said after meeting the leaders of the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania…

“Under President Donald Trump, the United States of America rejects any attempts to use force, threats, intimidation or malign influence in the Baltic states or against any of our treaty allies,” he added.

Pence made the comments in the Estonian capital, Tallinn, the first stop on a three-day trip that will also take in Georgia and Montenegro. Läs artikel