Former Deputy Head of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Frolova said that Kiev wants to build a NATO base in the Crimea.Ex-Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Deputy Chairman of the Center for Defense Strategies Alina Frolova announced Kiev’s plans to build a NATO base in Crimea.
Her words are transmitted by RIA Novosti.
As Frolova explained, the Ukrainian authorities want to “seize Crimea in order to place NATO bases on its territory.” “We want Crimea to be open for cooperation with the EU and NATO, including military cooperation,” she said. According to her, the peninsula is “a strategically advantageous springboard for security control in the Black Sea.”
Earlier, the permanent representative of Crimea to the President of Russia, Deputy Prime Minister of the Crimean government Georgy Muradov warned of the US intention to legalize the buildup of military provocations of Ukraine against the peninsula. According to the politician, it is for this purpose that the Secretary General of the alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, “with a NATO whip, actively drives his wards to a meeting of the so-called international platform for the de-occupation of Crimea.”