Stoltenberg called the date of the meeting of the Council Russia — NATO

Jens Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the next meeting of the Council Russia — NATO at the level of ambassadors will take place on March 30. This was reported on the website of the Alliance.

How to specify “Radio Poland”, citing its own sources, the negotiations will be discussed Ukrainian crisis, the situation in the security sphere in Afghanistan, including terrorist threat, the issues related to the transparency of military activity, as well as mechanisms to limit the risk of accidental armed conflict.

In addition, NATO is interested in exchanging information with Moscow on the subject is scheduled for September, a joint Russian-Belarusian exercises “West-2017”.

The talks will be held in the headquarters of NATO in Brussels.

March 23, Stoltenberg said about the need to maintain contact with Moscow. “During the growth of tension is even more important that we talked to each other and support line for military and political contact open,” he said.

Earlier, on 13 March, the NATO Secretary General expressed the hope that representatives of the unit will be invited as observers to the forthcoming joint exercises of Russia and Belarus “West-2017”.

The Council Russia — the NATO — the main structure and a forum for cooperation and coordination of political-military action between Moscow and member States of the Alliance. In 2014 after joining the Crimea to Russia, and allegations of interference of Moscow in the conflict in Ukraine, the work of the Council was shelved indefinitely. In 2016, was renewed contacts at the ambassadorial level.