NATO expresses interest in cooperating with Russia
Russia's meetings with NATO demonstrates a "mutual interest" in maintaining the military lines of communication, the Alliance said in a statement.
Yesterday, Chief of the Russian General Staff Army General Valery Gerasimov and Chairman of the NATO Military Committee Air Chief Marshal Stuart Peach discussed possible measures to prevent incidents on the NATO-Russia contact line, including the prospect of resuming the dialogue of military experts.
"This face to face meeting demonstrates a clear mutual interest in maintaining the military lines of communication to promote predictability, in line with NATO’s policy of transparency and ongoing dialogue at the political level with senior Russian leadership," the statement reads.
It was also noted that the sides agreed to continue using the military lines of communication in the future.