NATO’s growing combat potential near Russia, Belarus cause serious concern — Shoigu

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NATO’s activities near border pose nuclear threat to Russia – official

Belarus: NATO increasingly building up its offensive potential on our border

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“The trend towards stronger military presence in the European zone causes a serious concern. NATO is building up its forward presence near the borders of the Russia-Belarus Union State. The alliance is improving its military infrastructure, creating logistics supplies and stocks of armaments and military hardware and practicing troop redeployment routes,” [Russian Defense Minister Sergey] Shoigu said at a meeting of the defense chiefs from the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).