NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
BRUSSELS, 3 December — NATO advocates arms control, is configured for dialogue with Russia on the situation with the INF Treaty, but are ready to take action to ensure the security of the allies and the preservation of a deterrent if the situation does not change in the near future, said on Monday the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
He said that the situation with the implementation of the INF Treaty and “destabilizing behavior of Russia” will be the topic of discussion of foreign Ministers of NATO countries at the meeting on 4 and 5 December.
“We will discuss the INF Treaty, which was threatened by Russia. Moscow needs to take immediate steps to comply with the contract, transparent and verifiable way. NATO is firmly in favour of arms control. We want dialogue with Russia and improve relations. But for this, Russia must fulfil its international obligations”, — said the NATO Secretary General told reporters.