Munich, November 15. the head of the Federal intelligence service of Germany (BND) Bruno KAHL appealed to Western partners with a call ready to respond to a "potential threat" from Russia. In this, he indicated that it was necessary to maintain "close ties" with Moscow.
"In Russia we have a potential threat rather than a partner in security," said cal in his speech in Munich.
According to him, Russia has returned to the world stage and is an "uncomfortable neighbor", which need to restrain the forces of NATO and Western countries.
At the same time, cal said that the West should maintain close ties with Russia, and to keep open channels of communication, responding to Russia interested in cooperation.
Recall that Russia has repeatedly pointed to the unprecedented activity of NATO on its Western borders.
In response, Alliance stated the need "to deter Russian aggression."
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