The U.S. has the opportunity to send the fighters of the 5th generation F-22 in Eastern Europe for exercises based on rotation, But the final decision until it is not accepted, said Wednesday the Minister of the United States air force Deborah Lee James.
"maybe in the future the F-22 have the opportunity to participate in exercises on a rotating basis, it is a possibility. No exact date, Not even a decision about Whether this will happen ", - RIA "news" words of Deborah Lee James.
"The United States is hopeful that the additional deployment of troops in Eastern Europe will not lead to a new arms race," added the Minister of the air force, speaking at a roundtable organized by the German Marshall Fund." I clarified the approach that we come to a consensus within NATO, and the United States as a separate country agree to have additional accommodation, additional exercises, to develop the cooperation between our troops and the like, " said the Minister at the Symposium in Brussels, answering the question, is it possible in the future arms race because of the situation in Ukraine. Thus, as informs news Agency, commander of the air force United States stressed that there is No exact date, no certain decision about sending aircraft. She also expressed the hope that the fresh deployment of troops in Eastern Europe in connection with the situation in Ukraine will not lead to an arms race." But, of course, time will tell. I clarified the approach that we come to a consensus within NATO, and the United States as a separate country agree to have additional accommodation, additional exercises, to develop the cooperation between our troops and the like, " said the Minister. Before the head of the Munich security conference, the famous German diplomat Wolfgang Ischinger said that the Russian Federation and NATO should immediately stop to "Flex its muscles" to avoid confusion and dangerous situations. Remember, the United States has not ruled out placing in the European Union F-22 Raptor. The transfer of fighters, the Minister of the air forces of the United States Deborah Lee James explained the desire to demonstrate the power of Russia. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs revealed that the United States plans on placing military equipment on the "Eastern flank" of the North Atlantic Commonwealth would undermine a key provision of the act of the Russia - NATO from 1997. However, NATO said the transfer of military equipment to the United States to Eastern Europe does not violate the consensus of the North Atlantic Commonwealth.