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NATO and Russia back to the table in Brussels

BRUSSELS – For the first time since the NATO-Russian diplomats wegstuurde because of the attack with nerve gas on the former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English Salisbury, both parties ‘ political consultations. The so-called NATO-Ruslandraad came Thursday at the ambassadorial meeting in the NATO headquarters in Brussels.

Yulia Skripal.

It was, according to the western alliance ,,open exchange’ on topics such as Ukraine, military operations, transparency, and risk reduction. Both sides have briefings about upcoming exercises.

The political consultation was after the Russian annexation of the Crimea in 2014 will be suspended, but since more than two years they sit again around the table. Both parties want the lines open. Last month were military toplui of both sides together in Baku.

Because Moscow is not satisfactorily responded to the attack on Skipal sent almost all NATO countries, including the Netherlands, in march, Russian diplomats away. The NATO decided that the permanent mission of Russia at the NATO from a maximum of twenty people allowed to exist, ten less than previously. The accreditation of seven Russians was withdrawn and that of three others refused.

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