22 May 2022 / 17:37 RU

    Lavrov says Stoltenberg lost touch with reality

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg lost touch with reality a long time ago and his statements are hard to take seriously, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters on Wednesday.

    His remarks came while commenting on the alliance secretary general's words about a possible military build-up on the eastern side of the Alliance, TASS reported.

    The North Atlantic Alliance said Monday that NATO countries were putting forces on alert and sending additional ships and fighter jets for deployment in Eastern Europe, strengthening deterrence and defense for allies as Russia continues to build up its military power in and around Ukraine.

    For his part, Stoltenberg argued that the deployment of new alliance forces to Eastern Europe does not threaten Russia and does not interfere with dialogue with Russia.


    27 January 2022 / 10:14