Rogozin said that Russia can not speak from a position of strength


RIA Novosti

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that talking with his country from a position of strength, with Moscow it is necessary to agree.

“If we talk about the logistics of security and defense of the country, declare that I have no idea how Russia can talk from a position of strength. We’ve got the power. We have restored this power, the power of the country. Should agree with us”, — he said in an interview with Interfax.

According to him, currently Russia is the only country in the world that can deter any aggressor.

“The heavily armed leader of the Western world, together with its surroundings. To keep anywhere in the world. This is a fact”, — stressed the Vice Premier.

Pentagon chief James Mattis said that NATO must deal with Russia “from a position of strength”.

Later, the defense Ministry responded to the statement of Mattis.