Russia forecasts tough measures from the US and NATO

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said Moscow was forecasting “very hard measures” from Washington and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to contain Moscow.

At the press conference, Mr. Ryabkov further clarified that the restraint would be a military hold. The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister also confirmed that Moscow would respond adequately, but will not be the initiator.

[NATO summit will take place in December in London]

In late January, US Lieutenant General Ben Hodges effectively announced that Russia’s restraint strategy would depend on the strength and extent of modernization of the Three Army Lan on land, on water and in the air.

US Navy Vice Admiral Rich Brown said that to contain Russian and Chinese military needs new fleets, including self-propelled warships.

Source: Vietnam News Agency