Non-constructive position of Western partners, namely NATO, led to the fact that Russia has suspended its participation in the Treaty on conventional armed forces in Europe (CFE). Domestic political leaders reported that this is the right step that should have been done long ago.
As Western partners of Russia has not fulfilled its obligations and has not ratified the Treaty, Moscow decided to stop the role of the joint Commission on the Treaty. Taking into account the views of local politicians, it is suitable to the internal politics of power, and it will make more sense to build a system of military security.
"And we'll have as many troops and in such amounts, with such weapons, and in places on the ground in Russia that will ensure our safety", - quotes "Russian news service" favorite faction of the liberal democratic party of Vladimir Zhirinovsky. We are talking about placing forces on the Western borders of the state.
"We have long urged that, because the agreement was signed almost 20 years ago: there were other conditions, other number of troops, simple weapons. And now, when NATO forces are at our borders, American tanks came in Latvia, and these actions occur in Ukraine, we can't be in a bad position for us," said Zhirinovsky.
Long term expectations and showed the Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Kalashnikov. "This story lasts 15 years in retarded form hoping that someday someone would ratify the Treaty. And later we came out of the CFE Treaty, and in General the meaning has disappeared," he remembered.
Domestic initiatives aimed at ensuring the security of Europe, was divided on a non-constructive position of the West. "New negotiations could lead, if there is a desire to lead them from the other side. And if they were not, it was clear that it was necessary to stop the work of the contact group," he said.
Previously, Russia had decided to suspend its participation in the meetings of the joint Advisory group on the Treaty on conventional armed forces in Europe from 11 March 2015. Therefore, the suspension of the CFE Treaty, which was announced by Moscow in 2007, becomes full. To represent national interests, the state has asked Belarus.
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