The consequences of Russia's foreign policy, which she carries out in the last few years regarding NATO and its neighbors, have the ability to be serious, according to the Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Jens Stoltenberg.
Speaking at the Center for strategic and international studies, Stoltenberg mentioned the program of rearmament of the Russian army and the increased military activity, including the conduct of large-scale military exercises and deployment of troops " close to NATO's borders ".
"This is not a random event. They form a picture that is of great concern. Russia Is a global player who possesses nuclear weapons, fueling aggressive nationalism and informed about their right to influence neighbors and selects the land, " he said.
"We regret that the Russian Federation chooses this path because if so, then the Consequences will be severe," said Stoltenberg.
according to him, Russia " for years violates the principle of territorial sovereignty of its neighbors ". As an example, he cited Ukraine (the situation in Crimea and the Donbas), Georgia (the situation in South Ossetia and Abkhazia) and Moldova (Transnistria).