Dmitry Zlatarev. The question of possible transfer of weapons to Eastern Europe is at an early stage of the discussion, said on the first day of the week official authorized White house Josh Ernest.
"The Matter is at an early stage. But this is consistent with our strategy, " said Ernest, when reporters in a regular briefing asked him to comment on Saturday's text in the newspaper. It was announced about the plans to place in one of the countries of Eastern Europe heavy weapons, as well as among them infantry fighting vehicles and tanks to ensure being in the field of American soldiers.
Ernest noticed that the U.S. " has obligations to maintain protection of the territorial integrity of NATO allies in Accordance with the Charter of NATO." According to his statement, " We are serious about their performance and encourage allies to do the same thing."
along with this, Ernest noticed that " the situation with Ukraine is a little different, this country is not an ally ".
"The United States and our Alliance partners adhere to the principle of protection of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of an independent country. We observe that the Russian Federation is a growing threat to the sovereignty, " he said.
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