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Russia is closely monitoring the situation and if necessary take action to ensure the safety of your and your allies. This was the reaction of Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Alexander Grushko on U.S. plans to transfer troops from Germany to Poland, RIA Novosti reported.
He stressed that the Russian side is following the situation, including from the point of view of the Fundamental act of the Russia-NATO in which the Alliance agrees not to deploy substantial combat forces near Russia. According to Grushko, Washington consistently destroys all international military commitments, and because “it is obvious that the US can go to the violation of this international instrument”.
Earlier it became known that Poland has offered to Fund the placement on its territory of an American armored division after the President of the United States Donald trump has promised to halve the number of its troops in Germany because overdue payments Berlin to NATO. Polish President Andrzej Duda explained that US troops in the country — including the guarantor of the security of American investments.
In June of 2019 became aware of the agreements between Washington and Warsaw on placing in Poland of additional troops. The total number of American divisions in this country can reach 5.5 thousand people. The command expects that it will “improve the quality” of the American group.
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