Jul 07

NATO closely monitoring Wagner Group

NATO says it is closely following the movement of Russia’s Wagner mercenary force as well as their boss, Yevgeny Prigozhin, following revelations that neither the private army’s fighters nor their leader had taken up exile in Belarus. When asked by Al Jazeera’s diplomatic editor James Bays to comment on reports that Prigozhin had returned to the Russian city of St Petersburg, NATO’s Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg was only prepared to say that they had witnessed him “moving around a bit”.