Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that NATO treats Russia as a threat, but Moscow strives to develop good relations with all countries, reports TASS. Thus he commented on the words of U.S. President Barack Obama on “an erroneous view” of Vladimir Putin in NATO and the EU.
“As someone who represents a danger, here, perhaps, we should not forget is constantly heard in the last few years and from Brussels, from headquarters, and from members of the NATO leadership statements about what they consider Russia as a danger,” Peskov said.
The press Secretary also noted that the Kremlin see steps to enhance NATO’s military capabilities, “the approach of this military potential towards the Russian borders”. “There are only state those facts that is obvious,” stated Sands.
In the Kremlin also reminded that Vladimir Putin has repeatedly stressed Russia’s desire to build good and constructive relations with all countries of the world.
In an interview with CBS, President Barack Obama said that Russian President Vladimir Putin “considers NATO, the EU and transatlantic unity as a threat to the Russian authorities”. “I think he’s wrong. I pointed out to him that actually a strong, United Europe working with a strong, outward-looking Russia — this is the right recipe,” said the American leader.