Wendy Sherman’s Call with NATO Deputy Secretary General

Washington, DC (STL.NewsThe US Department of State released the following statement:

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman spoke yesterday with NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Secretary General Helga Schmid, European External Action Service (EEAS) Secretary General Stefano Sannino and, representing the OSCE Chairmanship-in-Office, Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Pawe? Jab?o?ski.  The participants discussed the U.S. and NATO written responses to Russia, continued OSCE and EU engagement, and our ongoing commitment to diplomacy.  They agreed on the importance of continued close coordination and unity in the face of Russia’s unprovoked military buildup on Ukraine’s borders.