Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the Baltic Sea will not become an “inland sea” for NATO, as Polish Prime Minister Andrzej Duda said.
This was in response to a question from journalists about this, where Zakharova commented: “As they said in the old days: there is no harm in dreams.” Polish President Andrzej Duda said earlier that the Baltic Sea with the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO will become an internal basin of the alliance.
Zakharova explained that “the Baltic Sea is surrounded not only by the territory of the member states (NATO), but also by Russia. By definition, it cannot be considered (internal in relation to the Alliance), and the accession of Finland and Sweden to (NATO) does not affect this fact, with a view to Regardless of what is thought in Poland or anywhere else”.
The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry also indicated that Moscow’s reaction to “this event will depend on the nature and extent of the threats to Russia’s security”, stressing that “if necessary, all necessary and necessary military-technical measures will be taken against him, including water areas of the so-called. (inland sea).
Source: RIA Novosti