Vladimir Putin said that Russia will give adequate response to NATO’s actions to preserve the strategic balance, while spending less money is not at the expense of efficiency. He said this in the movie “Interview with Putin” directed by Oliver stone, which was shown on the Showtime channel, reports RIA Novosti.
“For Russia there are two threats. The first is the placement of NATO missiles close to our borders in Eastern European countries. The second threat is that the anti-missile launchers for a few hours can be modified to install shock missiles,” — said Putin, adding that currently Russia is almost surrounded ABOUT.
“Actually, this is another rough big strategic mistake of our partners, because all of these actions Russia will give the adequate answer, and it would mean nothing like another round of arms race. In this case our response will be much cheaper.Then we will be forced to develop our attack missile system capable of penetrating any missile defense system Technique can be more rough, but it will be effective. We will save this so-called strategic balance. Balance is a very important thing,” said the Russian leader.
Putin also added that the US withdrawal from the ABM Treaty and construction of a new missile defense system is a strategic error for Washington, but the dialogue should be continued.
Earlier, Putin called big mistake the attempts to destabilize the nuclear balance in the world. He also said that Russia would not interfere in the internal political processes of other countries. According to him, it is “one of the principles of our work.”
The premiere of the film “Interview with Putin” (The Moscow Interviews), dedicated to the President of Russia, took place on June 12 on Showtime. In Russia, the picture will show the First channel. The film, in which four of the series, will be broadcast from 19 to 22 June.