“Russia itself is recognized as a threat to the alliance, that is, the existence of such a state as Russia is recognized as a serious threat to the alliance.

This is a serious turn, this is a real bid to confront us, to contain Russia already on all fronts, in all areas, ”TASS quotes him.

Earlier it became known that in the new strategic concept of NATO, Russia was called the most significant threat to the security of the organization.

Stoltenberg announced that NATO has been preparing for a confrontation with Russia since 2014.