10:29 GMT08 March 2021
Listen Live
    Politics

    Moscow Dismisses NATO Claims of Russian 'Agressive' Policies as Propaganda

    Politics
    Get short URL
    3175
    Subscribe

    NATO allegations of simulated nuclear attacks on the Alliance and its partners in scenarios of Russian military exercises are part of aggressive propaganda campaign aimed at justifying NATO's existence and usefulness, Russia's envoy to NATO said Thursday.

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — The allegations were included in NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg's 2015 annual report, released on January 28.

    "These are part of NATO's aggressive propaganda campaign to prove its usefulness, to justify the Alliance's course on rebuilding the 'Iron Curtain' in Europe, as well as to find an excuse for military buildup and expansion toward the Russian borders," Alexander Grushko told Russian reporters in Brussels.

    Gushko stressed that these claims "sounded even more bizarre" in light of Russia's efforts to make its military activities as transparent as possible.

    Related:

    Why Ex-Yugoslav Balkans Reject NATO, Preserve Sovereign Neutrality
    ‘NATO Expanded Eastwards to Help Russia to Give Up Its Imperial Temptation’
    Kremlin Unfamiliar With BBC Program on Hypothetical Russia-NATO Conflict
    Russia Studying NATO Proposal to Convene NATO-Russia Council Meeting
    ‘Provocative’ NATO Build-Up Threatens Remaining US-Russia Ties
    Baltic Conflict Would Spell Defeat for US, NATO Against Russia
    Silent and Deadly: High Tech Russian Subs Give NATO Pause For Thought
    Euro-Atlantic Integration, NATO Membership Remain Georgia's Top Priorities
    NATO Destroyed Libya; Now It's 'Alarmed' That Daesh is Seizing the Country
    Bitter Fruit of NATO Invasion: Iraq's Future Hanging in the Balance
    NATO Welcomes Pentagon’s Plans to Drastically Reinforce Presence in Europe
    Tags:
    NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion