East StratCom disinformation claim:

In case of a global war, NATO will abandon its allies.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 9. July 2016

Debunk claim:

No evidence given. Even during the recent summit, the heads of NATO countries once again stressed that “the greatest responsibility of the Alliance is to protect and defend our territory and our populations against attack”: http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_133169.htm?selectedLocale=en

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 35. The item is located at row number 17 in the report.

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