Тревожные сигналы НАТО

КОПЕНГАГЕН – Два тревожных сигнала поступили с саммита НАТО в Бухаресте. Первый – то, что Россия восстановила «сферу интересов» в Европе, когда странам больше не позволено преследовать свои собственные цели без одобрения Москвы. Другой – то, что все страны-члены НАТО имеют право шантажировать своих партнёров с целью поддержки ими своих собственных узких целей.

Первый сигнал поступил, когда Украине и Грузии было отказано в «Плане действий по членству в НАТО» (ПДЧ), к которому они желали присоединиться. Некоторые из европейских тяжеловесов, возглавляемых Германией и Францией, сказали «нет», несмотря на сильную продержку данной идеи со стороны Соединённых Штатов.

Второй сигнал поступил, когда Греция успешно наложила вето на членство Македонии: данный шаг явился результатом неразрешённого конфликта двух стран по поводу названия Македонии (которое, по мнению Греции, должно быть «Бывшая Югославская Республика Македония» – БЮРМ – одна из самых унизительных аббревиатур, существующих сегодня в международной политике).

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