Ad Russia Ukraine's enemy, enshrined in a new Ukrainian military doctrine is a step Kiev on further rapprochement with NATO, said Deputy Secretary of the Russian security Council Mikhail Popov.
at the end of September, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a new military doctrine of the country, According to which "actual military danger" for Ukraine, Russia bears. According to the text of the new military Doctrine of Ukraine, the threats also " supports the military buildup of the Russian Federation in the immediate proximity to the border of Ukraine, as well as among them the ability to deploy tactical nuclear weapons within the Crimea ".
As said Popov in interview to the newspaper, is registered in this doctrine, the refusal of Ukraine from non-aligned status of the country and a strategic course for Euro-Atlantic integration was not a surprise for the Russian Federation.
"First, the Doctrine was engaged Experts from NATO countries. Secondly, the desire to join NATO were announced by the head of Ukraine Yuschenko, in Brussels sending a request with a request to take the state in the Alliance, but then the desired answer is not received, " - said Popov.
"The announcement by Russia Ukraine's enemy, refusal to cooperate with her and the official Announcement of its opponent is a step Kiev on further rapprochement with NATO ", - noted Deputy Secretary FR.
Popov said that Brussels more and more often called Russian Federation in the form of a potential enemy of NATO, as well as " defiantly, despite bilateral agreements with Moscow and the Founding act Russia-NATO from 1997, locates at our borders is quite decent troops and weapons in the border countries creates a headquarters to coordinate response Forces, strengthen combat duty aircraft at bases in Lithuania and Estonia ".
According to the Deputy Secretary we, the Alliance is steadily developing relations with Kiev.
"Ukraine and NATO jointly develop a new system of command and control, in congruence with NATO standards will be reorganized equipped with weapons forces of Ukraine ", - said Popov.