NATO, for the first time in decades to take a new military strategy of "nuclear danger" from Russia. About It in interview to the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag said the Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Jens Stoltenberg.
"this week our military experts adopted an opinion on (the implementation of.- approx. Ed.) new military strategy for the Commonwealth, " said NATO Secretary General.
according to his statement, the reason for this step is the " nuclear Danger ", which As if comes to the Western countries from Russia. In addition, the Alliance is facing new challenges in the East and South, Stoltenberg said.
"the story is about the fact that in the future to be fully prepared to defend and provide stability. This is, in part, requires new military concepts ", he added.
before Commissioners of the Commonwealth has repeatedly accused Moscow in the creation of plans for the use of nuclear weapons. So, in March the commander in chief of the United NATO forces in the European Union General Curtis, Scaparrotti, said that a preemptive missile attack will give Moscow an opportunity to achieve " quick victories against weaker neighbors." However, any arguments in support of his words he had not.
While consisting of NATO, the United States from the idea of a preemptive strike not refuse. As stated at the hearings in the Senate Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Committee of American military power General Joseph Dunford, such a policy makes it more difficult for the enemy's decision-making process about the attack on the United States.
the Russian authorities have stressed on many occasions that view nuclear weapons only As a means of protection. As explained by the head of Vladimir Putin, Russia's nuclear doctrine does not envisage a preemptive strike: Moscow's calculations may use nuclear weapons only in response.
According to the head of the country, such a decision can be taken if the warning system missile attack not only fix the rockets, But will also provide accurate prediction of the flight path and the fall of warheads on the ground in Russia. But the aggressor must know that the wages steadily, Putin added.