“In February, they made a decision on political expansion of enhanced permanent presence of NATO forces on its Eastern flank. Now the technical details have been lined up,” Macierewicz said, adding that it would take an additional couple of days to end the negotiations.
“We are confident that the upcoming NATO summit to be held in Warsaw in July will bring long-awaited changes,” he added.
The United States Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken said it is the NATO’s responsibility to fight “threats on Eatern and Southern flanks,” and provide a “constant rotational presence [of alliance’s forces] in Europe.”
The Press Secretary for the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov ealier claimed that Moscow doesn’t pose a threat to anyone, but won’t turn a blind eye to hostile activities that are contrary to its interests.