The Russian defense Ministry has begun the Pentagon for an explanation of the words of the Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Martin Dempsey. American General reported that the United States could substitute in Europe and Asia cruise missiles for strikes on Russia.
National defense Department carefully monitors the information which relates to the execution of the Contract on liquidation of rockets of the Central range and shorter-range. In this regard, the American General Martin Dempsey about the ability of the placement of ballistic missiles in Europe and Asia for attacks on Russia could not forgive unnoticed.
"To receive an official explanation from the American side, we sent a request for military-diplomatic channels with the wish to present the views of the Pentagon in the declarations, the author of which though is the Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, General Martin Dempsey", - TASS quoted the Deputy head of the Ministry of defense Anatoly Antonov. "The measures, which they say American informants, would have meant the withdrawal of the United States from the INF Treaty", he added.
Important them clear answers to Russian concerns about its violations of the American party," - said the Deputy head of the defense Ministry. He reminded that Russia is almost always spoke from a position of commitment to the implementation of the provisions of the Treaty. "We confirm that and now ready for professional peer review of all of the difficulties connected with the execution by the parties of this agreement," - said the Deputy Minister.
"We believe that the return to Europe of American intermediate-range and shorter-range, deployed in the different regions from where they could threaten Russia and other States not following the instructions of Washington, would have a dramatically bad effect on global security and stability. We can not disturb the similar term," said Anatoly Antonov.
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