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Red Phones: NATO Initiates Hotline to Russia’s Defense Ministry

UnknownThe North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Russia’s Ministry of Defense have set up a direct military-to-military communication link to deal with any issues they might face amid mounting tensions, according to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. “NATO and Russia’s military command maintain communications links. NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe and the chairman of the NATO Military Committee have received permission to get in contact with their Russian colleagues,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung said, citing sources in the North Atlantic Alliance. NATO declined to clarify when the telephone line was set up but said that communications channels would always remain open, the media outlet noted.  Read Article