Gorbachev: we should return to the European security system
We must return to the moment, to create a common European security system, including the Russian Federation, believes the former President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev.
" I think we now have seen once again that European security is able to only be European. Any attempt to solve the problem through NATO or defence policy of the EU positive results to give not have the opportunity. Moreover, they are simply counterproductive. The output is able to be only one - have to go back to the plans and drawings for the erection of a new system of European security, which would give confidence and assurance to all who attended, " said Gorbachev on the First day of the weekend, speaking in Berlin at a meeting of the new policy Forum (NPF) is a company founded on his own initiative.
1st leader of the Soviet Union arrived in Berlin at the invitation of German politicians to the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. It is assumed that on the First day of the week Gorbachev will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
According to Gorbachev, it should be recognized that the organization of the OSCE, which hoped to security, these tasks are not done, but this does not mean that the organization must eliminate and create something new." Moreover, the OSCE currently has assumed serious control functions in Ukraine ", - said the former President of the USSR.
in his vision, what is needed now is a public initiative for the resumption of the construction of the " common European home ".
" make a proposal to our forum to think, in what form it can be shown, " said Gorbachev.