Putin spoke about the provocations by the West and attempts to draw Russia into confrontation
As stated today, 16 February, Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Western countries always take provocative steps to draw Russia into a confrontation.
These words came from the head of state during a speech at the FSB Board, reports, “Russian conversation”.
Putin recalled that at the July NATO summit in Warsaw, Russia for the first time since 1989, was recognized as the main security threat to the Alliance.
Then the new NATO mission was officially named as the containment of Russia.
“In fact, were held in the past (expansion of the Alliance), but is now found more as they seem more serious study,” — said the Preside nt.
He drew attention to the acceleration of the process of placing strategic and conventional weapons beyond national borders leading States-members of NATO that cannot remain without attention of the Russian side.
“We constantly provoke and tend to be drawn into a confrontation”, — stated Putin.
As previously reported, “Russian conversation”, the speaker of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov said that Russia and the United States “the abyss”, but the establishment of constructive relationships is inevitable.