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NATO's Russia-Georgia Tightrope

August 20, 2008

NATO allies have warned Russia that the alliance's cooperation with Moscow would depend on the pullout of troops from Georgia.

Nevertheless, the emergency meeting in Brussels on Tuesday highlighted a rift within the 27-nation bloc between former Soviet satellite nations wanting tough action against Russia and western European members warning against antagonizing Moscow.

(The written story continues below.)

In an editorial from The Independent newspaper entitled “NATO is walking a tightrope over Georgia,” Anne Penketh states that “[NATO] foreign ministers want to send a tough message to the Kremlin, but the big powers know that they cannot afford to isolate Moscow which remains an essential partner for the US and Europe in dealing with other major crises such as the showdown with Iran over its nuclear program.” is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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