Commander in chief of the combined military power of NATO in the European Union American General Philip Breedlove on the last working day of the week at the Pentagon said that it does not consider the citizens of Russia in the form of partners.
"I don't consider the citizens of Russia, as partners. And evaluation of their actions over the past year and a half expose themselves ", – said, speaking before the media at the Pentagon, Breedlove, transmits information Agency. Along with this, Breedlove continued, "at some point in the future" the West ought to come with Russia " to something like cooperation."" Call it what you want ", – He said.
According to the General, it " is necessary to Europe was whole, free, peaceful and prosperous ". To the question about the continued presence of Russia in the headquarters of NATO in the European Union, the General said that, to his knowledge, " the overwhelming number of Russian citizens left the country." Commander of U.S. and NATO in the European Union also expressed the view that Russia retains a military presence in Donbass and does not take troops despite the Minsk agreement." We are grateful for the work that was done during the " Normandy format ", We are grateful that We can see the reduction of tensions on the contact line, although skirmishes are still ongoing, We are grateful that a rejection of the weapons. But We do not see that the Russian Federation displays any of its forces from Ukraine ", - has said Breedlove. He again reiterated that the U.S. has the data about the fact that the Russian Federation has in the Donbas forces command and control, air defense systems and artillery, logistics." Goodwill (RF) must begin with the fact that the Russian Federation withdraw its troops from Donbas ", – He added. Remember, since mid-April last year, the Kiev authorities carried out in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. September 1, in the Donbass began a new cease-fire, which the parties to the conflict agreed on 26 August in Minsk. Moscow has stated many times that not privy to the events in the South-East of Ukraine, not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven.