The Ministry said that the situation complicates the process of improvement of Russian-Georgian relations
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Joint military exercises of NATO and Georgia are a serious threat to world security and stability in the region. This was stated by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
“Russia sees in this activity a serious threat to stability and peace in the region. His concerns have repeatedly stated and other neighbors of Georgia — Abkhazia and South Ossetia”, — is spoken in the message published on the official website of the foreign Ministry.
The Russian foreign Ministry said that NATO had prompted Tbilisi to attack Russian peacekeepers and civilians of Tskhinval in August 2008.
“NATO does not hide that the current military partnership with Tbilisi is considered as part of the policy of containment of Russia”, — added in Department.
The foreign Ministry also noted that Georgia’s role in this situation complicates the process of improvement of Russian-Georgian relations.
We will remind, earlier it became known about the beginning of the exercise training Center and evaluation of NATO and Georgia near Tbilisi. It was reported that training started on 10 November and will last for ten days.