The NATO Deputy Secretary General rose Guatemalan said that the deployment of us tanks and military vehicles in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe is a proportional response to the actions of the aggressor country of Russia. It is reported by The Baltic Times.

“The return of American armor in Europe is a response to what Russia is doing. I want to emphasize that it is proportional and comparable step. Someone in Russia says that this is a hasty operation that we are talking about a large amount of equipment. We’re talking about 3500 employees, 87 144 tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles,” said Deputy Secretary General of NATO.

According to her, such actions are intended for deterrence and defence.

Giemulla said that the Alliance is not planning to embed and strengthen its position on the Eastern flank.

“We are all concerned by Russia’s aggressive actions in recent years – the invasion and occupation of Ukrainian territory in the Crimea and the buildup of Russian troops in the Western military district,” she said.

She said that NATO does not see immediate threat of a Russian invasion in the space of the Alliance.

“Because in recent years we have done a lot for the defense”, – said the Deputy Secretary General of NATO.

13 January it was reported that in Poland profit of more than 80 American tanks and military equipment.

See also: Expert: the US deployment of troops in Europe is a historic event

NATO: armored vehicles of the United States in Europe is a response to Russia’s aggression 13.01.2017

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