The Swedish Prime Minister ordered the transfer of the military and tanks on an island near Russia
Prime Minister Stefan lofven ordered to send tanks and a group of at least 150 soldiers in one of the southern Islands of the country far away from Russia to demonstrate the readiness of Stockholm to protect the territorial integrity of the state.
According to the British newspaper the Daily Express, the Swedish Prime Minister is afraid of the “Russian threat” to national security, giving the order to strengthen military presence on one of the South island to monitor the situation over the coast, according to “Russian conversation”.
According to the publication, by order of the Leven to the South island, landed a contingent of at least 150 troops. In addition, there will be transferred and the tanks . Military activity near its borders the head of the Swedish government explains the increased threat of attack from Russia and sending troops to the border area is a kind of signal to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“We want to send a signal to anyone who wants to attack our country and that this will be hard,” he said.
Leven is also threatened Moscow with NATO’s intervention in that case, if Sweden would become a victim of “Russian aggression”.
We will remind, under the pretext of containment of Russia from the beginning of year the staff of NATO troops and military equipment are in the Baltic States, Poland and Romania. Military forces of the Alliance also participates in joint exercises with the armed forces of the receiving party.