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The Federation Council member Alexei Pushkov, commenting on the statement by U.S. presidential adviser for national security, Robert O’brien, who called Kaliningrad a dagger in the heart of Europe, advised US to keep silent. About this he wrote on his Twitter account.
The politician noted that the country makes warships thousands of miles, in Black, in the Baltic, in the Barents sea, which has 150 nuclear bombs and 60 thousand troops at European bases, don’t have anything to say about Kaliningrad.
“We have to defend our territory. Be silent,” he stressed.
Earlier on 24 may, the US presidential Advisor for national security Robert O’brien said that Kaliningrad could become a center of trade, tourism and contacts between Russia and Western Europe, but it was turned into a closed military base with a huge number of rockets and weapons, which threaten all European allies and Baltic States.
The Governor of the region Anton Alikhanov said that the diplomat was superficial and unprepared. He suggested that just in the United States are dissatisfied with the introduction in 2019, e-visas, after which the region was a large influx of poles and Germans, but were not Americans.
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