The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia has commented on the decision of deputies of the Parliament of Montenegro, who are Friday, April 28, voted in favor of joining the North Atlantic Alliance.
On Smolensk square with deep regret that the Montenegrin authorities and their Western patrons did not heed the voice of reason and conscience. This was reported in the comments of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry.
The foreign Ministry of Russia also stressed that the decision to join the Western military bloc without taking into account the views of the people of Montenegro is a “demonstrative act of violation of all democratic norms and principles”.
“Given the potential of Montenegro the Alliance is unlikely to get significant added value. But Moscow cannot ignore the strategic consequences of this step”, — said in comments.
In this regard, added the Minister, Russia reserves the right to take action to protect its interests and national security.