Pushkov commented on the accession of Montenegro to NATO

Alexei Pushkov

The accession of Montenegro to NATO should the Alliance to strengthen the Euro-Atlantic Europe. Such an opinion in his Twitter expressed member of the Council of Federation Alexei Pushkov.

“Military value is zero. For the people — minus 2 percent of GDP”, — said Russian Senator.

Earlier, the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev said that the Montenegrin authorities were guided by considerations when deciding on the country’s accession to NATO. “We can only commiserate the friendly people of Montenegro, who could not resist his remaining in the past and deciding own short-term objectives of the political leadership,” he said.

On Friday, April 28, the Montenegrin Parliament voted for the country’s accession to NATO. In the hall there were 46 MPs out of 81, all present supported the bill on the accession to treaties of Alliance. Representatives of the parliamentary opposition at the time of voting were absent.