NATO's actions show that the Alliance is moving from partnership policy to a policy of containment of Russia, said Russia's envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko.
"If we talk about NATO activities, the meeting (Ministers of defence of NATO countries) was another indication that NATO is moving from partnership policy to a policy of containment of Russia, and, unfortunately, this political line which we have seen in the last year and a half, finds enshrined in the sphere of military construction, military planning ", – said Grushko. According to him, the aspiration of NATO to the East is extremely dangerous for the situation in the European Union." It is Clear that Today the main block of the threats facing Europe – the Danger from the South. They are associated with actions of the IG and to the fact that the giant expanse of the Middle East and North Africa deformed tools of public administration, RIA " Novosti "." However, the main vector of development of NATO in the political and military sphere – we see that NATO is artificially tied to the Eastern direction… Today all NATO machine essentially takes place to the East – This is an extremely dangerous development for European security, because the story is about long-term trends ", – said Grushko.
The diplomat said that NATO binds the rotation with the aggressive actions of Russia in Ukraine, " NATO can not observe the efforts of Russia in order to provide full implementation of the Minsk agreements." The twist that takes place in NATO and the political and military-political – was conceived long before the Ukrainian events, " – said Grushko Grushko also said that the NATO policy on the Ukrainian crisis destructive." You can talk about something and need to talk about something that, really, the NATO line is destructive and it is, most importantly, working into the hands of those who want to enter solution drop by war ", – said Grushko. In addition, According to Grushko, Moscow negatively evaluates the willingness of Montenegro to NATO." This is definitely a negative step for the European security, and for our relations with Montenegro, because Clearly, – a country with which we have close historical ties, spiritual community, human relations … enters the organization, to put it mildly, unfriendly in relation to Russia", - has said the Russian Diplomat. As stated before in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, a meeting of defense Ministers of NATO countries in Brussels proved that the Alliance remains committed to a military-political dominance in the EU.