At the same time, the NATO Secretary General made a statement that does not fit the paradigm of the Baltic authorities. According to Stoltenberg, who leads «Radio Svoboda»he does not see "the imminent threat to anyone from conducting joint exercises of the armies of Russia and Belarus."
Earlier, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said that the teachings of the Russian Federation and the Russian Federation "carry a clear danger to the Baltic countries." Moreover, the same Grybauskaite, explaining why Vilnius increases military spending above the NATO statutory level (this level is 2%, and in Lithuania, the expenditures exceeded 2,5%), said that it was not necessary in the country's defense plan to rely solely on assistance from NATO.
Recall that 12,7 thousand troops will take part in the Russian-Belarusian maneuvers.