Dialogue with Russia will follow the principles of the European security system – Baerbock – world


BERLIN, January 7. / TASS /. Dialogue between NATO and Russia can only be maintained within the framework of the fundamental principles of the European security system, Annalena Baerbock said on Friday after a videoconference meeting of senior NATO diplomats.

“During the meeting [videoconference] NATO Foreign Ministers, we have agreed on future formats for dialogue with Russia and prepared a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, “she wrote on her Twitter account.” It is clear to us. : the dialogue must take place on the basis of the key principles of the European security system. “

Recently, Western countries and Ukraine talked about a possible Russian aggression against Ukraine. Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov called such statements pointless and baseless with the intention of stoking tensions. He stressed that Russia is not a threat to anyone but did not rule out possible provocations to justify such statements and warned that attempts to use force to settle the crisis in the southeast of Ukraine would have the most serious consequences. According to Peskov, Moscow is doing its best to help Kiev settle the conflict in the Donbass.

On January 10, Geneva hosts Russian-American talks on security guarantees. On January 12, Russia will discuss its concerns in the field of security in Europe as well as Russian plans on security guarantees at a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council in Brussels and on January 13 – at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna.

On December 17, 2021, the Russian Foreign Ministry released the draft agreements between Moscow and Washington on security guarantees and measures to ensure the security of Russia and NATO member states. These drafts were submitted to Deputy Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried on December 15.


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