Missile complex s-400. Igor Zarembo
MOSCOW, 10 Oct — the First Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on defense Alexander Sherin commented on the promise of the President of the United States Donald trump to take retaliatory measures in connection with the purchase by India of the Russian s-400 “Triumph”.
As the MP stated in an interview with RT, such statements are “vital” to the American leader. This is due to Washington’s ambitions regarding arms exports, said the interlocutor of the channel.
“According to the NATO Charter, each of the member countries of the Alliance are obliged to spend at least 20 percent of the funds that are included in the budget of this country on its own defense, the acquisition of new types of weapons and equipment every year, in addition to the two percent of GDP that NATO members are obliged to pay to the common Fund. As a rule, the latest weaponry they supply the USA. By the way, the Americans are in first place for the sale of weapons solely because of this,” explained shereen.