Moscow: ‘NATO is increasing its capabilities along the Russian border. This is a new challenge for Russia. These NATO activities will certainly have serious repercussions,’ Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the NATO. President Putin warned that Russia is increasing its level of preparedness along the border to counter the NATO threat.
President Putin fired this salvo at the NATO on Friday, while speaking at the security conference in Russia. ‘NATO is increasing its strength near the Russian border. This will cause military and political instability and incidents of crime and smuggling will rise,’ blamed the Russian President. The Russian President said that these NATO activities will increase the challenges faced by Russia and this will give rise to a new conflict, he berated the NATO that their activities can have serious consequences.
‘It has become necessary to increase the level of readiness on the Russian border, because of this threat. The only option left is to develop the capability to resolve these threats in the border areas on an immediate basis,’ the Russian President claimed Russia has made these preparations.
Meanwhile, Russia made a show of strength by conducting war exercises near the NATO countries falling in its area of influence.