The government of Germany for a long time leads With colleagues dispute about the restoration of political negotiations between NATO and the Russian capital, said permanent Commissioner of Germany to NATO Martin Erdman.
According to Erdman, most of NATO is perceived in the lack of productive dialogue With Russia as a problem. The German Commissioner did not specify which countries of the Commonwealth support the German position regarding the resumption of work of the Council Russia-NATO, reports Deutsche Welle. It is known, however, that against this most strongly Eastern European members of the Commonwealth. The decision on this issue must be taken unanimously. June 30, constant authorized of Russia to NATO Alexander Grushko said that Moscow was not going to break off relations With NATO and ready for their resumption. According to him, Russia and the Alliance need to work on joint projects, where the desires of the parties coincide. In April, Deputy defense Minister of Russia Anatoly Antonov said that in connection With crisis in Ukraine all the positive in relations With the North Atlantic Alliance collapsed and NATO have taken the course of confrontation. The Council Russia-NATO was created in 2002 to more actively involve Moscow to interact With the Alliance and to build trust between former enemies. The last time the Council met at the level of diplomats in June 2014. Since then, the dialogue between the parties frozen because of the conflict around Ukraine. The West accuses Moscow of the annexation of Crimea and support for separatists in Eastern Ukraine.