The U.S. plans for the deployment of military equipment on the "Eastern flank" of the North Atlantic Commonwealth would undermine a key provision of the act of the NATO - Russia 1997, told in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia.
"The appearance of such information confirms that North America, in collaboration with his associates, apparently, really set their sights on the final undermining key provisions of the Founding act of the NATO - Russia from 1997, According to which the Alliance pledged not to deploy substantial military forces within these countries on a permanent basis ", - reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation." Advanced basing techniques is a constant military presence, and the fact that using its personnel shall rotate formally, the fundamental is not important, " stressed the Russian international Ministry." Draw on their own shoulders the attention used in the U.S. capital the arguments to justify these ideas. The planned measures, he says, needed to "increase confidence" European allies in the face of " Russian danger ". In reality and in the U.S. capital, and in the European capitals are aware that the "Russian Danger" is nothing more than a myth ", - reported in circulation. This myth, according to a letter from the Russian Foreign Ministry, it is easy propaganda to use to cover the liability of the U.S. for an anti-constitutional coup in Ukraine and the actions of those in Kiev who are not ready to stop the fratricidal war in the Donbas." USA instigate tension and diligently nurtured the European allies of the anti-Russian fears with the fact to take advantage of the current difficult moment For the subsequent expansion of its military presence and due to, and influence in the European Union ", - stressed in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation." in the end, increases the risk that American military strategy on the "Eastern flank" of NATO will heal your own life ", out of touch with reality and political interests of the peoples of Europe, will gain momentum, which in the future will be hard to stop, " - said in the report.
the Department expressed the hope that " reason will prevail and that the situation in the European Union will turn out to keep from slipping for a new military confrontation, which could have dangerous consequences ". The Russian Foreign Ministry also explained that the story is about warehousing in Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Estonia and maybe Hungary about 1, 2 thousand Units of armored equipment, including 250 tanks and Bradleys and artillery systems. These arms enough to equip a brigade of 3-5 thousand People. It is expected that the harmonization of these plans will be completed in a short time. Landmark - their approval in the upcoming process at the end of the June meeting of the defense Ministers of NATO countries in Brussels. Remember, the first day of the weekend print edition of the new York times announced plans of the capital of the US to deploy heavy weapons, as well as among them tanks and infantry fighting vehicles (IFV), in Eastern Europe in the form of a step " to deter possible Russian aggression in the European Union ". Thus the commander of land forces of the USA in the European Union, Lieutenant-General Ben Hodges explained that North America is suppose to place in Eastern Europe and the Baltic States only heavy weapons, which have already been stated before. For its part, Poland and Lithuania revealed the fact of negotiations on a host of heavy military equipment of the United States. The military authorities of Estonia and Latvia also supported the proposal of the Pentagon. Coordinator of the office of the General inspection of the Ministry of defense of Russia, army General Yuri Yakubov said that With the emergence of American military equipment in Eastern Europe and the Baltic States, Russia will give an adequate response.