The Ministry of defence believe that the NATO powers incite the Russian Federation on the arms race. Therefore, the Deputy defence Minister Anatoly Antonov commented on the information about the projects of the United States to place in Europe the fighter of the 5th generation F-22 Raptor.
"I believe that this statement should be read in conjunction with other statements of a similar kind, which the last few years was done often. So, a few days ago, we began to receive news of unclear what the rockets (American), it is not clear what and place of nowhere, about certain weapons warehouses in the States of Eastern Europe and the Baltic States. The feeling is that our colleagues from NATO States are pushing us to an arms race" - quoted Anatoly Antonov RIA Novosti.
Earlier it became known that on the background of the tension that emerged between Washington and Moscow, the Pentagon plans to deploy the F-22 near Russian borders as a show of force. In an attempt to strengthen its military position in Europe, the United States has authorized the flight of bombers B-2 and B-52 over the Baltic sea.
With all this, the American Minister of the air force Deborah Lee James said that he will hold consultations with the office of the European States which are members of NATO. They will be asked to increase military expenditures. Those States which intend to reduce this figure, such as England, to represent the American side of the problem, she confessed.
Days.Roux wrote about the fact that Russian defense Ministry will respond to the provocations of the United States the deployment of additional troops on its own Western borders, if required by the situation. The first to go to the aggravation of the incident, Moscow does not intend.
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