The Pentagon wanted to strengthen the containment of Russia in Europe

And about. Assistant US Deputy Secretary of Defense Karlin: Strengthening the containment of Russia in Europe This was stated by the acting. Assistant US Undersecretary of Defense for Political Affairs Mara Karlin during a briefing, quoted by TASS.

According to her, the department completed a review of the alignment of forces, which strengthens “reliable means of military deterrence of Russian aggression” in Europe, and also allows NATO forces to operate more efficiently.

“After months of analysis and close inter-agency coordination, President Biden approved the conclusions and recommendations of Secretary Austin from the balance of power review,” Karlin said, adding that the US has 2014 made the right changes in the alignment of their forces in Europe to contain Russia.

Earlier, the Pentagon spoke about the exercises of Russia and Belarus on the Belarusian-Ukrainian border. The ministry noted that they would not like “destabilizing actions” in the tense situation on the border of Belarus.



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