Putin: Russia wants to involve in the confrontation
Photo: Press service of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin once again complained about NATO
The Russian President believes that the global situation is not better.
The West is constantly provoking Russia and seek to draw her into a confrontation. This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“At the NATO summit in July last year in Warsaw for the first time since 1989, Russia has been recognized as a major threat to the security of the Alliance and its deterrence officially declared the new mission of NATO,” – said the Russian President in his speech at the Collegium of the FSB.
Putin believes that this aim is further expansion of NATO.
“In fact, were held in the past, but now found more as they seem more serious justification,” – said Putin drew attention to the acceleration of the process of placing strategic and conventional weapons beyond national boundaries, NATO’s leading States .
“We constantly provoke and tend to be drawn into a confrontation”, – said the President of the Russian Federation.
Putin lamented that last year, “the situation in the world has not become safer, not better,” and a threat “just escalated”.
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.