NATO froze cooperation with Russia until the end of the year because the exercise «Zapad-2017» – the media

The Council Russia – NATO will be frozen until the end of 2017 at the initiative of Brussels. About the Russian newspaper «Izvestia» said diplomatic sources in the Russian Federation.

The reason for the freezing of relations was the Russian-Belarusian military exercises «West-2017» held in Belarus from 14 to 20 September. According to sources, «News», for the freezing of Russia’s relations with NATO were the Baltic States and the UK.

At the permanent mission of Russia to NATO said that he had not begun preparations for the next meeting.

The press service of the Alliance said that since the beginning of the year in the framework of the Council Russia – NATO was held five meetings.

The Council NATO – Russia was established in 2002, it is the main platform for communicating the country with the Alliance.

Military exercises in Belarus with the participation of Russian troops was held from 14th to 20th September. September 21, Russia began to withdraw equipment from the country.

My concern about the maneuvers was expressed by the countries of the European Union, NATO and Ukraine.

The Secretary of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the Russian military during the exercises worked conditional drawing of a massive nuclear missile strike.




NATO froze cooperation with Russia until the end of the year because the exercise «Zapad-2017» – the media 28.09.2017

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