German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that security in Europe is under serious threat. The official offers to resume arms control. This is stated in an article of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, reports Deutsche Welle.
According to Steinmeier, the Russian illegal annexation of Crimea posed a question of the basic principles of the European security structure. New forms of confrontation appears, the role of new technologies increased.
"Europe is threatened by a new and dangerous spiral of the arms race," - he stressed.
According to the minister, in this situation it is necessary start a new debate on the control of conventional weapons in Europe.