In Moscow has not received notice from NATO about plans to deploy troops in Eastern Europe

In Moscow has not received notice from NATO about plans to deploy troops in Eastern Europe


MOSCOW, February 10. In Moscow has not received official notice from NATO about plans to deploy troops in Eastern Europe and the Baltic States, so do not want to rely on media reports.

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“It is impossible to evaluate the measures (NATO) according to various publications, even respected, and good marksman may miss”, – told reporters the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.

He therefore believes that “it is necessary to wait for some information, which can be seen as reliable – some official statements on this account”. The question was officially informed Moscow, a Kremlin spokesman said, “No”.

The message that NATO is considering a plan for deployment of its military in Eastern Europe and the Baltic States appeared in the newspaper Telegraph. The publication writes that this issue could be considered at today’s meeting of defense Ministers of the Alliance. The newspaper gives some details of the plan, for example, about the estimated number of units – 500 to 1000 people.