“For 70 years, NATO has been insurance for Europe. To keep it that way, we must adapt the alliance to current challenges and more often take security policy under European responsibility, ”TASS quoted him as saying.

Among the main topics of the planned NATO meeting in Brussels at the level of Foreign Ministers, he named arms control, relations with Russia and security in outer space.

Earlier, the Bundestag deputy from the Soyuz 90 / Greens party, Jürgen Trittin, stated that NATO was in an existential crisis, becoming only a “shadow” of itself, due to disagreements within the alliance.