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Russia says it wants foreign NATO to leave Bulgaria, Romania

(ANSA-AFP) - MOSCOW, JAN 21 - Moscow wants foreign NATO troops to leave Romania and Bulgaria as part of security demands it is seeking from the US-led alliance, Russia's foreign ministry said Friday ahead of Russia-US talks in Geneva. Russia wants the "withdrawal of foreign forces, hardware and arms" from countries that were not NATO members before 1997, including Bulgaria and Romania, the ministry said in a statement. (ANSA-AFP).