NATO ready for a direct military confrontation with Russia, but in need of rearmament. This was said by the head of the NATO Military Committee, Royal Netherlands Naval Forces Admiral Rob Bauer, in a broadcast by the Portuguese company RTP.
According to Bauer, NATO has taken the initiative in recent years. , sending its troops to Afghanistan and Iraq. However, Russia is now “coming to us without an invitation.”
At the same time, the admiral noted that he does not believe in the possibility of nuclear war, because “Russian President Vladimir Putin is not crazy. .”
“ He has ideas that do not match our ideas. But he's not crazy. And therefore still a rational person,” he said.