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Germany Defense Ministry: NATO should treat Russia with position of strength
12:05, 9 July 2016
Germany Defense Ministry: NATO should treat Russia with position of strength

Keeping this "position of strength" Alliance should not interrupt the dialogue with Russia

12:05, 9 July 2016

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With regard to Russia, NATO must maintain a strong position, but do not abandon the negotiations, said German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, according to DW.

According to von der Leyen, keeping the "position of strength" should not interrupt the dialogue with Russia, which currently shows a "two-faced" behavior. On the one hand, there is a "totally unpredictable and aggressive Russia", and on the other, one which is is able to cooperate, for example, in connection with Iran or Libya. "The dual strategy" of NATO against Russia is correct, and it should be preserved, emphasized von der Leyen.

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