NATO will apply to Russia the same strategy, and the USSR
Photo: Getty Images NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
Jens Stoltenberg said that during the cold war was a lesson learned.
NATO needs to combine the dialogue with Russia and deterrence, repeating in the new situation the methods used during the cold war against the Soviet Union. This was stated by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
“Of course, we need to combine dialogue with credible deterrence”, – said Stoltenberg.
According to him, during the cold war, lessons were learned, suggesting that “dialogue is possible when both solid predictable approach, including credible deterrence”.
“It worked against the Soviet Union during the cold war, and I am quite sure that this strategy is correct in relation to Russia today on the background of the changed security situation,” – said the NATO Secretary General.
As reported Корреспондент .netjust before the Pentagon chief James Mattis told the NATO allies that negotiations with Russia should be “from a position of strength”.
The military leadership of Russia has demanded explanations from the United States in connection with this statement. In turn, Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that Russia wants to involve in the confrontation.