Any expansion of NATO to the Russian borders will help the adoption of countermeasures by Moscow to ensure state security, said press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov. He also said that the declared Ukraine's plans to join NATO is nothing but regret and cause.
"NATO still has not changed And is not a substitute for your destiny from the position of the original purposes of its creation, And in this case still can not forget, because this is an organization that was created in times of confrontation for confrontation And, for this reason, to replace the essence of its existence, NATO can not. And of course, Any promotion of such an organization in the direction of our borders leads to the necessity of taking appropriate countermeasures to ensure its own security, the security of the state ", - said Peskov correspondents, explaining the phrase about the possibility of Ukraine joining NATO.
He said that about this many times stated the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
"And needless to say, such actions which are declared authorized on the part of the Ukrainian leadership, is nothing but regret cause not have the opportunity," - said the press Secretary of the head of the country.