Последнее выступление Путина

ВАШИНГТОН – 2-4 апреля в Бухаресте, столице своего нового члена, Румынии, НАТО проведет свой самый большой саммит. Трудно поверить, но НАТО пригласила посетить этот саммит своего самого жесткого критика – президента России Владимира Путина. И впервые с 2002 года он будет на нем присутствовать. Его присутствие ставит в затруднительное положение НАТО, но в тоже время это еще большее унижение для России.

Два самых больших вопроса, которые будут обсуждаться в Бухаресте, - это вступление Албании, Хорватии и Македонии в НАТО и предложение Украине и Грузии начать претворять в жизнь так называемый «план вступления». Решения по этим вопросам должны будут принимать члены НАТО, а не сторонние наблюдатели.

В феврале 2007 года Путин в своей антизападной тираде в Мюнхене заявил: «Я считаю, что расширение НАТО не имеет ничего общего с модернизацией альянса или обеспечением безопасности в Европе. Наоборот, это является серьезной провокацией, которая уменьшает уровень взаимодоверия».

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