Russia should give an effective response to the actions of NATO, Medvedev said

Russia urged to refrain during the period of the pandemic from taking any action on the line of contact between NATO and Russia, CSTO, but the exercises were still carried out, Moscow should react to it, keep your weapon in good condition: it must be "sharp, precise and contemporary", said Deputy head of the security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.

Medvedev stressed that "if we are not inside this organization and is a military Alliance, we must understand that the troops of this military unit, in principle, are ready to take part in the hostilities, including against our country."

"Take the pandemic. We are on different channels turned and said: now will refrain from any unnecessary actions at the line of contact between NATO and the Russian Federation, Organization of collective security Treaty. No, still the teaching is carried out, large amounts of troops moving. Of course, we should react to it", - he stressed.

According to Medvedev, is not an attempt to disguise internal problems, but "simply an objective necessity."