the Alliance was created in the era of confrontation and pursue the relevant purpose, said the press Secretary of the Russian President Vladimir Putin commenting on the call of the President of the United States Donald trump to increase the funding of the NATO countries on defense. His words convey RIA Novosti on Tuesday, July 3.
“We see the gradual process of approaching NATO’s military infrastructure to our borders. Our position in relation to this process is well known, it has not undergone any changes,” said Sands.
In response to the question, how in the Kremlin assess the changes in the rhetoric of the United States relative to European partners and the Alliance, the press Secretary noted that “it is a question rather for discussions within the NATO itself”.
According to the Agency, Donald trump wrote on the eve of the summit in Brussels a letter to Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez where reminded of the promises of the previous the Spanish Cabinet to increase defense spending.
New York Times also earlier it was reported that the American leader has sent the same letter to a number of heads of state and governments of NATO allies.