NATO will launch a “defensive and proportionate” response to the deployment of Russian missiles 9М729, or SSC-8 classification of the Alliance. The military unit will work on its air and missile defense, said Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Simultaneously, the NATO chief added that the Alliance will not deploy new nuclear missiles in Europe. Stoltenberg also called for the strengthening of arms control, writes TASS.
Recall that the United States is groundlessly accused Russia that the missile 9М729 for operational-tactical complex “Iskander” violates the Treaty the INF Treaty. On 2 August the United States announced the withdrawal from the agreement. After what felt forbidden early cruise missile ground-based.
Russia from the INF Treaty also came, but had imposed a unilateral moratorium on the deployment of intermediate-range and shorter-range.
the Treaty, the INF Treaty prohibits the development, production and stockpiling of land-based missiles with a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometers. It is as ballistic and cruise missiles.