NATO again took up the policy of "containment" of Russia and correcting the balance of power in the European Union in their favor, told in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
"Now the Alliance again taken an official policy of "containment" of Russia and further correcting the balance of power in Europe in their favor, as well as among them in the immediate vicinity of our borders. In addition, this activity is becoming such a large scale That Vsplyvaet all the more reason to question its compliance with the obligations under the Founding act Russia-NATO concerning the deployment of substantial combat forces " – reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation." on this background looks the most cynical allegations of "massive concentration" of Russian military might on the border line with Ukraine despite the fact That such baseless statement is contradicted by the documented results of the verification activities from Western countries to our territory during VD and the Treaty on open skies. Thus, the United States and its allies have seriously discredited the role of the VD 2011 as an objective tool of observation of military activities of States parties of the OSCE, " – reported in the report." The tightening of U.S. policy and NATO, building up the Alliance's military presence and military activity in countries of Eastern Europe, constantly ignoring the objective results of inspections of Russian territory, contrary to the statement by NATO the question of arrangements for changing the usage patterns of confidence-building measures and security, " – underlined in the message.
"Especially as promoted by the NATO proposals on this account, as shown by their analysis, are just another attempt to impose Russia's imbalanced, unilateral solutions aimed mainly at improving transparency of Russian military power ", - has told in the Russian international Ministry." As to the Russian position, then it is qualitatively known. Not NATO, but Russia first indicated the need of a profound renewal of the "rulebook" for European security, recommending to conclude a European security Treaty, and to develop good new KOBE mode (conventional arms control in the European Union – approx. OPINION) that takes into account modern realities. The Alliance and its present qualitatively aware of our commitment to substantive consultations on a new KOBE, as soon as NATO will demonstrate the seriousness of intentions by submitting their proposals. But until now this was Not " – reported in the report." Moreover, the development of a new mode of KOBE and thus a new "set of rules" by the same Alliance postponed for a long time. In this issue the "ball" is placed on the side of NATO. To file the situation in a different way- it means to deliberately distort the facts ", - has emphasized in the Ministry. The comment of the Russian Foreign Ministry posted in article by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg about the need to update the "rulebook" for European security." Considerable attention in the publication has been paid to the substantial modernization of the regime of confidence-building measures and security building measures (CSBMs) on the Vienna document (VD) in 2011. However, he, without presenting hard evidence, in fact it subjected charges of the Russian Federation or departure from existing arrangements or to use some loopholes to avoid compliance ", – it is noted in the message of the Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs.