The head of the German foreign Ministry responded to the words of Medvedev on the return to the cold war

Today, the world is not a new cold war. This was during the Munich security conference said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, commenting on the words of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

“We’re definitely not in the cold war”, — said the Minister. According to him, he knew Medvedev’s statements otherwise. “I understood his words so that we should try to avoid returning to cold war”, — explained the diplomat (quoted by Suddeutsche Zeitung).

The Russian Prime Minister, speaking at a conference on Saturday that NATO policy towards Russia is “closed and unfriendly”. “We slipped during a new cold war,” Medvedev said. In his words, “almost daily we [Russia] announced the most terrible threat for NATO as a whole, separately for Europe, for America and other countries.” “I sometimes think we in 2016 or today in 1962?” the Prime Minister said.