Blinken, Borrell discuss NATO’s respond to troop buildup near Ukraine

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken had a telephone conversation with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell regarding the situation with the Russian troops near the borders of Ukraine. This was announced by press secretary Ned Price, the press service of the State Department reports.

“The Secretary and High Representative discussed their close coordination, alongside NATO Allies and European partners, to respond to Russia’s continued deeply troubling military buildup in and near Ukraine,” the message reads.

Secretary Blinken reaffirmed that further Russian aggression against Ukraine will be met with swift, severe, and coordinated consequences.