The location of PRC ballistic missiles near borders with Russia should not worry Moscow. A more serious threat to our country represent the actions of NATO and us troops in former Warsaw Pact countries and in the territories of post-Soviet States, said on Tuesday, January 24, in an interview with “Tape.ru” the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich.
“We should be more concerned with what they [NATO and U.S.] relocating equipment and personnel, is the old military installations and airfields and begin to rebuild the infrastructure,” — said Klintsevich.
According to the Senator, what causes concern in China, which in this case is forced to defend the interests of their country. “Given the potential of these ballistic missiles is serious enough suspicion that after all their goal is not the territory of the Russian Federation”, — said the MP.
Earlier Tuesday, the Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow sees no military threat to deploy the missiles in the border with Russia Chinese province of Heilongjiang. He stressed that Russia cherishes relations with China, which is a strategic ally and partner “in the political, trade-economic terms.”
About the transfer of Chinese Intercontinental ballistic missiles, Dongfeng-41 in the North-East Heilongjiang province said the newspaper Global Times. Military experts suggested that this was due to completion of research and industrial work. Some media believe that the reason for the deployment of missiles was a “provocative statements” of the President of the United States Donald trump, who has previously criticized the military activity of China in the South China sea
Moscow has repeatedly stated that he sees the approach of the troops of the North Atlantic Alliance to the borders of the country as a security threat. January 12, the official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the deployment of American forces in Poland, where in the beginning of the month was transferred 4 thousand US troops and 2,5 thousand units of military equipment, is also a direct threat to Russia’s interests.