Vice-President of the United States, which is currently in Tallinn, assured residents of the Baltic republics that Washington is ready to protect them in case they are subjected to aggression on the part of Russia: «an Attack on one of us is tantamount to attack on all».
About it writes on Monday, July 31, the news service of the BBC.
The newspaper reminds that this statement was made during the day of the press conference and amid growing tension in U.S.-Russian relations after Russia has threatened to sharply reduce the size of the diplomatic corps of the USA in Moscow in retaliation for tighter us sanctions.
During the meeting with the presidents of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, the Pens gave them a message from the President of the United States Donald trump: «the United States reaffirms its commitment to the Fifth article of the NATO Charter, which States on the mutual protection. We are with you».
Recall that the Russian armed forces are preparing for a large-scale military exercises to be held in August this year together with Belarus.