NATO sent three observers to the exercises «West-2017»

NATO sent three representatives to observe the Russian-Belarusian military exercises «West-2017». On 30 August, said the press Secretary of Alliance Oana Lungescu, said «Radio Liberty».

So, one expert NATO will send «visitors Days» associated with the teachings of the, in Russia, and two more will go directly to Belarus.

While Lungescu stressed that international rules require Moscow and Minsk to allow a greater number of observers.

Exercises «West-2017» will be held in Belarus from 14 to 20 September. Russian soldiers began to arrive in the country on July 24.

Their concern about their conduct has already expressed the countries of the European Union, NATO and Ukraine.

In August, the international intelligence community InformNapalm has recorded large-scale movement of Russian military equipment across the European borders. Experts warned that the exercises can be a stage of «occupation, and the involvement of Belarus in armed conflict».

Secretary of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov does not exclude that under the guise of exercises can place a new invasion of Russian troops.

Ukraine will send its verifiers to the exercises. In addition, monitoring has invited Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden and Norway.

NATO sent three observers to the exercises «West-2017» 31.08.2017

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