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US stepped up engagement with European allies

 

  • The US has stepped up its engagement with European allies ahead of a crucial meeting between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and Russia. 
  • Washington made it clear that Moscow’s proposal seeking curtailment of NATO’s engagement, activities, and expansion in the east was a non-starter and it reiterated its warning that any Russian aggression in Ukraine will result in severe costs. 
  • US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman met her Russian counterpart, Sergei Ryabkov.