Russia and Belarus to invite observers to NATO exercises “West-2017”

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BRUSSELS, July 13. /TASS/ Russia and Belarus to invite military observers, NATO strategic doctrine “the West” in September. This was stated on Thursday, Russia’s permanent representative to NATO Alexander Grushko on results of session of Council Russia – the NATO (SRN).

“If the number of forces involved in the exercise will reach established by the Vienna document of the OSCE threshold, observers will be invited. If not, then no,” he said.