NATO Presence in Europe is Like ‘Spartan Troops in Athens in Ancient Times’

NATO Presence in Europe is Like ‘Spartan Troops in Athens in Ancient Times’

About 1,000 protesters participated on Saturday in a demonstration against NATO bases in the city of Vicenza, located in northeastern Italy.

“The problem of the presence of NATO in Italy is a problem felt all around Italy. If you want to have an image of what NATO means in Europe, you have to think about Spartan troops in Athens in ancient times,” the journalist told Sputnik.

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