NATO will invite the Russian Federation to observe the largest in a decade teachings of the Commonwealth Trident Juncture-2015, which will be held in October-November in the South-West of Europe, said the commander of the exercise, General Hans-Lothar Domrose.
"We invite international observers.(We have) no secrets, the secret is, what decisions I take, but everything else is transparent. And my decisions during the exercise would be transparent, as soon As I take them. The Russian Federation And all others who have expressed interest will be invited ", – the General said, reports RIA " Novosti ".
at the request of one of the correspondents to comment on the invitation of Russian citizens Dumrese replied that " They will somehow be watching us, with an invitation or without him."" We're talking about the modern state, they also have satellites. According to the contracts, They can watch, or They will be watching the uninvited", - has specified the General, expressing the hope that " Russia will be impressed ". According to the commander, " the exercises will be very ambitious." I'm focused more on tactics And technical improvement of procedures in order to try to make operating forces more capable. Not a number has a value, and quality ", – the General specified. NATO, According to his statement, wants to demonstrate How one can quickly use the new Joint task force of high alert. As said the official representative of the Commonwealth Oana Lungescu, Trident Juncture will be " the largest NATO exercises in the last decade ". They will be held in October-November in Spain, Italy And Portugal, and likewise in the Mediterranean And in the Atlantic." This is one of the long-planned series of exercises that will assist you to ensure the readiness of the allies to cope with any crisis And to work effectively with partners. They have additional value because of the changed security situation because of threats from the East And South, – Lungescu said. In Trident Juncture will participate more than 36 thousand Soldiers from 30 countries, including NATO allies And 7 partner countries: Australia, Austria, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Finland, Macedonia, Sweden, And Ukraine. Have confirmed the participation of observers from the EU, African Union And international humanitarian organizations.