U.S. Defense Secretary has called out Russia for “deliberately” destabilizing the world. Russia is now caught in a number of political issues including those in Ukraine, Syria and South China Sea. Is Russia sabotaging the world?
US Accuses Russia of Destabilizing the World
U.S. Defense Secretary has warned during his visit to the United Kingdom that Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to create chaos across the globe. According to the American defense chief, Russia is trying to take down the international order and change it to its advantage.
Carter was speaking in Oxford when he rang the bell on Russia’s willingness to reach a ceasefire deal in Syria. Nonetheless, the official clarified that the United States is not trying to go to war with Russia; rather, it is just fulfilling obligations to defend its allies, as reported by the Express.
Moscow and Washington have been at odds with each other since the annexation of Crimea and the civil war in Syria. Tensions further escalated when Russia started amassing troops near Eastern Europe, prompting NATO to see it as a threat. America reiterated that it stands with NATO in deterring Russian aggression.
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NATO to Win Turkey Back?
As political and military tensions rise across the globe, alliances become an important of a country’s strategy. While Russia and Turkey seems to be getting on friendly terms, it appears that NATO will be trying to repair relations with Turkey.
According to a press release from NATO, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will visit Ankara on September 8 to 9 2016.
Stoltenberg will meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlűt Ҫavuşoğlu, Minister of Defence Fikri Işık, according to the release.