Deutsche Welle 26.12.2014
NATO has rejected a new military doctrine adopted by Russia that lists the Western alliance as its top security threat. A NATO spokesperson said it was Russia that was "undermining European security."
Within hours of Russian President Vladimir Putin approving a new security doctrine, NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu flatly denied that the Western military bloc was a threat to any nation.
"Any steps taken by NATO to ensure the security of its members are clearly defensive in nature, proportionate and in compliance with international law," Lungescu said.
"In fact, it is Russia's actions, including currently in Ukraine, which are breaking international law and undermining European security," she added in comments posted on her Twitter account.
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