Report Urges 20,000 UN Troops in Ukraine

With an eye toward finale the dispute within Ukraine, a new report from former NATO arch Anders Fogh Rasmussen, now operative as an confidant to the Ukrainian government, is pulling for the UN to dedicate 20,000 troops to the country.

The 20,000 troops would be from “non-NATO countries,” with only Sweden and Belarus named as potentials. The report argues this would safeguard the ceasefire, and concede internal elections in Eastern Ukraine.

While the report presumably isn’t privately dictated to incite a fight with Russia, the fact that it was combined at the insistence of a former NATO chief, who is operative for a Ukrainian boss regularly presaging World War 3 starting in Ukraine against Russia, the report clearly must be taken with a pellet of salt.

Ukraine wanting some-more unfamiliar troops in the country is zero new, but the idea this competence promote internal elections is, as the Poroshenko supervision has been facing any free elections in Eastern Ukraine for months, arguing no opinion can take place until the rebels obey outright.

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