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In Moscow believe that it is not have made such progress in restoring relations.

Russia is not ready to breathingbut about the upcoming NATO military exercises, said the Director of the European cooperation Department of Russian foreign Ministry Andrey Kelin, reports Interfax.

Previously we call today the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has expressed hope that Moscow at the meeting of the NATO-Russia informed the Alliance about the upcoming September exercises Zapad-2017.

“We are so not made progress in restoring our relationship to take such steps, as a promising explanation of such situations”, – said Kelin.

“So far, need to start in the new year working to convene further meetings of the NRC. I think that in the near future a new meeting of Council will be convened,” – said the diplomat .

“So we’ll see how we’ll feel in the new year and, based on this, then we will deploy further the work of the NRC,” said Kelin.

As you know, this year Russia will spend nearly three thousand exercises.

Also note that recently in Norway on the border with the Russian Murmansk region began a military exercise Joint Viking 2017. The Russian foreign Ministry has called NATO’s actions are provocative.