Vladimir Dobrovolsky. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the UK soldiers to the Baltic States and participation in a rotational presence in the Baltic States and Poland, he told reporters.
"I welcome the contribution the UK (a decision) to provide more soldiers and (to participate) in rotation in the Baltic States and Poland ", - said Stoltenberg following the meeting of the North Atlantic Council at the level of Ministers of defence.
first British Director of the Ministry of defense Michael Fallon to the Ministerial meeting, said that the UK wants to send a small contingent to the Baltic States to provide continuous presence and to participate in the mission for training and strengthening the defense capability of the local sun.
later the Ministry informed that the UK will send about a hundred soldiers in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to strengthen the defense, 25 - to Ukraine in the composition of the list of activities, the training of local security forces.
Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov have said before, that NATO covers their actions by false pretenses of an imaginary threat, which as if comes from Russia. If still Sands, any plans on the approximation of the military infrastructure of the Commonwealth to the borders of Russia will lead to retaliatory action from the capital of Russia.
Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation has specified that this project (the approach of the military infrastructure of NATO closer to Russia's borders) is " not new ", he goes dozens of years." Nothing but regret, you cannot provoke " - said Dmitry Peskov.