The Russian army keeps expanding its military might and can threaten interests of countries, which are situated next to the NATO borders. Agreement on the creation of a joint anti-aircraft defence system with Armenia, reinforcement of the Russian troops in this region can threaten countries of the Alliance and their Western allies, Adam Ereli, former deputy spokesman for the State Department, believes. He noted, that Washington made no answer to Russia’s deploying such powerful complexes of military power and means near Armenia, and even paid no attention to the Russian buildup of military cooperation with Iran.

Besides that, the US ponders over Russia’s joining its combat capabilities with a country that borders with Turkey – a NATO member. “Over the last six months – as Russia’s war in Syria and pressure on Turkey has intensified – the flow of its arms and personnel into Armenia has escalated to include advanced Navodchik-2 and Takhion UAV drone aircraft, Mi-24 helicopter gunships and Iskander-M ballistic missiles,” Adam Ereli pointed out. READ MORE