Czechs to NATO: Thanks, but No Tanks Please

Czechs to NATO: Thanks, but No Tanks Please – sputnik

1019740158Prague’s decision to allow a US military convoy to pass through the Czech territory has sparked public outrage in the Czech Republic. Earlier, on March 16, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka announced that the Czech government agreed to allow the US military convoy to travel through the state’s territory. Sobotka underscored that the decision would demonstrate solidarity of the Czech Republic with its NATO allies. The convoy of 120 US armored fighting vehicles, nicknamed “The Dragoon Ride,” will cross the country between March 29 and April 1, demonstrating the manpower maneuverability of the alliance forces to Russia and Eastern European states. Read Full Article