Vladimir Dobrovolsky. Different assessments of the situation in Ukraine within NATO only strengthen the position of the Commonwealth on the issue, said the commander of the NATO forces in the European Union Philip Breedlove.
"It's important that we had an open and collaborative discussion on these issues. We welcome such cooperation. 33 nation take part in our efforts in the field of intelligence gathering, 28 allies and partners who joined us in sharing intelligence. With regard to the participation of 33 countries in exact agreement on all problems will not be. We promote the variety of views, " said Breedlove, explaining at the request of the journalist's criticism of the statements of NATO on Russia's participation in the Ukrainian conflict.
according to him, the military structure of the Commonwealth " takes all points of view ".
for its part, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that " NATO remains unified in their response to the aggressive actions of Russia in Ukraine "." at the same time, I think we need to remember that NATO is an Alliance of 28 democracies. An important part of an open, democratic brotherhood is the debate different points of view. For me It's not a sign of weakness. It is a sign of strength that We can conduct open discussions, Different valuation views in parliaments, governments of all 28 allies, " said Mr Stoltenberg.
first German printed illustrated edition wrote that Americans may want to prevent the mediation efforts of the Europeans led by Merkel. According to the publication, "the Ministry of the Federal Chancellor's claim about" dangerous propaganda ". As example of such imposing the journal gave statements Breedlove. Twenty 5 February Breedlove, speaking in the U.S. capital before the press, said that the situation in Ukraine is becoming worse."
The U.S. has repeatedly accused Russia of interfering in the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine. Russia is fundamentally denies It and calls the accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly asked the U.S. and other countries to provide confirmation of the presence of Russian military in the East of Ukraine, but provided they were not. Russia also has stated many times that is not a party to domestic conflict, not supplying the militia military equipment and ammunition and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.