The foreign Ministry responded to Tillerson’s remarks after a meeting of the Council Russia-NATO
MOSCOW, 31 Mar — RIA Novosti. The statements of U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson about “Russian aggression” puzzling, said in a statement on the foreign Ministry website.
Earlier, Tillerson, suddenly speaking to reporters ahead of a meeting of foreign Ministers of member countries of NATO declared that the Alliance intends at this meeting to discuss the actions that NATO is taking in response to “Russian aggression”.
“On March 31 in Brussels held a meeting of the NATO Council at the level of Ministers of foreign Affairs. Called it early to adjust to the “busy schedule” of Secretary of state R. Tillerson. Overseas guests waited to jointly reaffirm the strength of the transatlantic coupling that with the arrival of a new administration, some people have had doubts,” — said the Russian foreign Ministry.
The Ministry said that the common motive of foreign Ministers of NATO countries, as can be seen from their comments, is “the myth of the “Russian threat”, the slander about “Russian aggression” and endless incantations about the need for her to “collectively confront.”
“Perplexed relevant statements of the Secretary of state R. Tillerson. We regret to state that this kind of rating was announced the day after the meeting of the Council Russia-NATO at the level of permanent representatives, where, in recognition of the Secretary General of the Alliance. Stoltenberg, “in an open and constructive atmosphere” was held a meaningful discussion on a wide range of issues,” — said the foreign Ministry.
The Department also noted that NATO puts their ideological dogma above real work on solution of global problems
“In fact, we impose a confrontational paradigm based on the logic of military confrontation”, — concluded the Minister.