The NATO summit adopted a new strategic concept for the alliance, in which Russia is called the main threat to security, TASS reports citing DPA.
The Agency presents the main provisions of the document, which we quote from the publication in Newsarmenia.am:
- NATO is not looking for a confrontation with the Russian Federation and does not pose a threat to Moscow;
- NATO expects to maintain channels of communication with Moscow to reduce risks and prevent escalation;
- NATO will significantly strengthen deterrence and defense capabilities in response to Russian actions;
- NATO cannot consider Russia as a partner, but is ready to keep channels of communication open;
- Deepening the partnership between Russia and China is contrary to NATO values;
- The PRC seeks to undermine the established international order through control of logistics and the economy;
- Strategic nuclear forces, especially the US, are NATO’s highest security guarantee;
- NATO looks forward to strengthening cooperation with new and existing partners in the Indo-Pacific region;
- NATO will continue to strengthen dialogue with countries seeking to join the alliance, develop partnerships with Ukraine and Georgia;
- NATO’s nuclear deterrence strategy depends on the forward deployment of US nuclear weapons in Europe and the contribution of allies;
- NATO countries will support the restoration of Ukraine after the end of hostilities;
- NATO will continue to work to reduce strategic risk, build confidence and predictability through dialogue;
- NATO is committed to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, which is the main obstacle to the proliferation of these weapons.