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NATO and EU pledge to work more closely in face of threats posed by Belarus and Russia

The NATO Secretary General also called again for Russia to be transparent about its troop movements near to the border of Ukraine.

NATO and the European Union (EU) have agreed to increase cooperation to counter threats posed by Belarus and Russia.

Pictures taken by the official Polish border service show desperate migrants in makeshift camps as they try and cross from Belarus into the EU. 

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, a close ally of Russia’s Vladimir Putin, has been accused of using migrants to stir up border tension between his country and nations like Poland and Latvia. 

The NATO Secretary General also called again for Russia to be transparent about its troop movements near to the border of Ukraine.