The President of the United States Donald trump mentioned Russia as a threat to member countries of NATO began to fulfill its obligations towards this organization. This opinion on Friday, may 26, was expressed by the assistant to the Russian President Yuri Ushakov, reports the correspondent of”.ru”.
“The mention of Russia can be considered, including in terms of pushing allies to ensure that they fulfil their obligations to make the relevant amounts in the NATO budget,” — said Ushakov, answering the question about how the Kremlin evaluates the statement trump made during the NATO summit.
According to him, the us President has made “a lot of attention-grabbing statements” while in the trip to the middle East and European countries.
“As for the political situation around the so-called russiagate in Washington, our President is a very good word to pick up when you described it last week,” — said Ushakov.
Russian presidential aide added that the mores, “who dominate the political elite of Washington, of course, cause annoyance, regret, bewilderment.”
The day before, speaking at the NATO summit in Brussels, trump urged countries-NATO members to concentrate on issues of terrorism, migration and the “threats from Russia”. At the same time, the new White house administration regularly reminds the allies that they must fulfill the obligation on defence spending to 2 percent of GDP.
17 may the President of Russia Vladimir Putin described the political situation in the United States and charges and the administration of the trump in relations with Moscow as the “developing political schizophrenia”.