Russia has hopes in NATO on the issue of accession of Georgia and Ukraine saner minds prevailed and the Alliance will waive mindless policy of expansion, said permanent Commissioner of Russia to NATO Alexander Grushko during the video bridge Moscow-Brussels, organized by MIA " Russia today ".
so he explained the message of the head of the Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the closing meeting of the Council of Ministers of foreign Affairs of NATO countries ended in Turkey yesterday. The Minister said that Turkey holds out hope for an announcement about the expansion of NATO at the next summit in 2016 at the expense of Georgia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
"We observed that NATO was implementing a policy of rapprochement with Georgia. These programs are intended to translate the Georgian armed forces with NATO standards. And in truth, laid the material basis to integrate Georgia into the Alliance, " said Grushko.
Russia's permanent representative at the North Atlantic bloc has called "catastrophic" for European security adopted a few years ago the decision of the Commonwealth about the fact that Ukraine and Georgia will become members of the organization. The diplomat reminded that the Russian Federation repeatedly warned that such a development would be fraught with "grave consequences" for security in the EU.
"for this reason I assume that in the end must prevail mind and These dangerous political games related to mindless policy of expansion and attempts to apply it in the form of a lever of pressure, all that will be left aside, and our partners will look at the circumstances from the point of view of the common interests of strengthening European security," he said.
Grushko sure that "NATO is very much sane, and there are countries that understand that there are huge risks associated with the continuation of this senseless policy of" open doors ".