US Troops Train in Former Soviet States: Commander Says 'We're Ready'

ABC News' Martha Raddatz spoke exclusively with Lt Gen Don Campbell, commander of US Army Forces in Europe, about rising tensions in the region.
2:57 | 05/02/14

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Clearly today. There are signs that chaos is erupting in eastern. Ukraine and things are not calming down what do we do with the Russians -- Same thing -- said yesterday that that decision on -- very. That much higher level on line book value of -- the solidarity that the US. Point nations and they don't. -- The US will be there and complicated because certainly appears to be raised -- thank going to Ukraine. Didn't go anywhere -- think you saw or heard from. Friends and reasonable -- today are different. What they are comforted by the fact that there are useful there there -- other NATO. Organizations groups and countries their support from the illuminating if the Russians and eastern Ukraine it would seen that 600 troops in -- other countries. It would. Taken a big mistake they do because it was a holders may not be. Hope they determined they were real Hillary and on -- I think they. How concerned are you that the Russians are gonna go in the first -- Well. I want to very carefully. You don't that'll be something different if they decide to do it don't know we've we've for -- A strong response. This is strong sponsored or similar to -- whether she wants all components of its strong response. And I can assure you that the US response to the future publications. I'm sure. World war. Read this as well trained -- and we have a little old outfits and US army Europe and to help the army. I would like to believe that they would not do that. Do you mean when you say we have a strong. If the Russians going Ukraine or any other company and importantly. What we're prepared to do anything that the -- coming -- Texas. I'm not -- certainly into the military off by commissioner of the soldiers. Train the right. And they'll do what they're directed to support the national security objectives or country. And should. Be directed this or any other mission but we'll see the challenges that the --

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