Attempts by NATO to increase its presence on the borders of the Russian Federation in circumvention of the "Founding act NATO-Russia on mutual relations, cooperation and security "are the" minor tweaks ", the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov In..
"NATO is increasing its presence their equipment, specifically heavy weapons on border with the Russian Federation in violation of the" Founding act ", which says about the fact that on a regular basis such forces would not be deployed within the new members. Trying to work around some minor tweaks - Is tell us, is not constant power, It is quite fair. Who cares if every six months there will be a crew change crew, fully equipped, armed to the teeth?", - said Lavrov in the interview " ".
"It's not going to add any stability, That's all that fits into the logic of searching the image of an enemy to then begin to learn more geopolitical space more intensively," said the Russian head of the Ministry.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had previously stated that " the question in our (NATO - ed.) the agenda now is how to cross, how to solve the questions connected with Russian rising block access/block areas and opportunities in the Baltic sea and the Black sea, and in the Mediterranean ".
The relationship between Russia and NATO have deteriorated because of disagreements over Ukraine.