NATO is not seeking war with Russia, says analyst
NATO is not seeking war with Russia, despite the decision of the Commonwealth to build a system of rapid reaction forces on the Russian border, says Catherine Hicks, one of the leaders of the Center for strategic and international studies (CSIS) in the United States.
first NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in response to the Ukrainian crisis in Eastern Europe have the opportunity to be placed more troops replaced on a rotating basis that will give the opportunity to provide their high mobility.
" We do not seek war with Russia. We strive to prevent any non-standard provisions relating to the territory of countries-members of NATO or threatening the stability of the unit, " said Hicks on Wednesday at a press conference CSIS.
" the story is about the ability to react quickly, " said she.
The deployment of additional troops on the borders of the Russian Federation will be decided at the NATO conference in Welsh Cardiff, which will be held on 4-5 September. The media first reported that against such a step are France, Italy and Spain, and at the same time, the US and the UK stand up for him. Germany as long as he occupied an intermediate position.
before the permanent mission of the Russian Federation in the North Atlantic bloc said on Twitter that the Russian Federation will take steps to ensure its security in response to the actions of NATO in Eastern Europe, strengthening the presence of Commonwealth in the field of harm Euro-Atlantic stability.
before in connection with the situation around Ukraine, NATO has adopted a number of measures that the Alliance explains the necessity of ensuring the security of the allies. Were strengthened mission air patrol in the Baltic countries, the aircraft with radar equipment make regular flights over the territory of Poland and Romania, there is an additional NATO ships in the Baltic and Mediterranean seas. In addition, the Alliance said about the increase in the constant presence of staff, program expansion exercises, strengthening early warning systems and strengthening the capacity of the response force.
Russia in connection with the events in Ukraine have announced an unprecedented increase in military activity of NATO in the European Union.