2021-10-19

Fight back! In response to NATO, Russia will suspend the work of Russia in NATO and NATO institutions in Russia

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Beijing, October 19 (Xinhua) – in response to NATO’s initiatives, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said on the 18th that Moscow would suspend the work of the Russian permanent mission to NATO from November 1. At the beginning of this month, NATO revoked the resident qualification of eight members of the Russian permanent mission to NATO and reduced the number of Russian mission personnel again

Fight back! In response to NATO, Russia will suspend the work of Russia in NATO and NATO institutions in Russia

Lavrov said at a press conference: “in response to NATO’s initiatives, we suspended the work of the Russian permanent mission to NATO, including the work of the chief military representative.”

Lavrov added: “Secondly, we will suspend the activities of the NATO Military Liaison Office in Moscow and cancel the qualification of its staff from November 1.”

in addition, the Russian foreign minister said that the activities of the NATO Information Office in Moscow in the Belgian embassy would be terminated. In order to contact Moscow, NATO needed to contact the Russian ambassador to Belgium.

he stressed that NATO still did not explain the reasons for depriving the Russian delegation in North Korea of its membership.

NATO had previously confirmed that eight members of the Russian delegation would be revoked At the same time, NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg said that NATO is still willing to have a meaningful dialogue with Russia and will continue to call for a meeting within the framework of the Russia north Council.

NATO spokesman longesgu said that NATO has learned about Russia Ross has suspended the operation of the NATO representative office in Russia, but has not received formal notification from Russia.

he also told the satellite news agency that under the background of Russia’s decision on the NATO representative office, the Alliance announced its willingness to start dialogue, including through the Russia NATO Council.

langescu pointed out that, “NATO’s policy towards Russia remains consistent. We have strengthened containment and defense in response to Russia’s aggressive actions. At the same time, we remain open to dialogue, including through the Russia NATO Council.”