Russia is boosting its advance in the Arctic: it will hold military exercises this fall
The Northern Fleet of the Russian Navy will carry out strategic maneuvers this fall in the Arctic, as Russia has strengthened its military presence in recent years.This Tuesday, the agency reported Interfax.
“These exercises will be the main test to prepare the forces and forces of the strategic formation designed to achieve its goal.”Note the Northern Fleet.
The exercises include a series of Specific exercises to ensure the safety of the North Sea Route.
Arctic Group supply ships and vessels will operate multiple vessels Landings on the islands and on the coast of the Russian Arctic mainlandNorthern Fleet added.
The eight members of the Arctic Council (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Russia and the United States) pledged last May to preserve Stability, peace and cooperation in the region, in the context of the increasing tension between Washington and Moscow.
The United States is concerned about Russia’s “increased military activity” in the Arctic, while Russia has expressed its dissatisfaction with the deployment of NATO forces in neighboring countries.Which is considered a violation of the agreement signed between the alliance and Russia more than two decades ago.
The Americans accuse Russia of providing it “Illegal maritime allegations,” referring to the regulations regarding the passage of foreign ships on the North Sea RouteWhich they say does not respect international laws.
Russia, in turn, repeated this The North Pole is “his land, his land” and he can do whatever he likes on his land To defend your safety.
(With information from EFE)