Checked for “brain death” does not need NATO, and the President of France Emmanuel Makron to. This statement was made by the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the eve of the NATO summit in London. After these remarks, the Turkish Ambassador was already summoned to the foreign Ministry of France. Previously, macron said that NATO has “a brain-dead” because among allies, there is no coordination.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave the President of France Emmanuel macron to the rough tip. As the words of Erdogan, Anadolu news Agency, the French leader should be checked for “brain death”.
“I appeal to the President of France and would say the same thing at the NATO summit. The Makron himself should consult a doctor about the death of his brain,” – said the Turkish leader.
After these remarks, Erdogan the Turkish Ambassador was already summoned to the foreign Ministry of France. As reported by RIA “Novosti”, at the Elysee Palace, the statements of the Turkish leader called an insult.
On the eve of the macron said that his words about the “brain death” proved to be a useful jolt for NATO. His statement in the first place was received by members of the Alliance, said the French leader.
“My comment was a useful signal to draw the attention of the allies,” he said.
Earlier, the President of France in interview to the British newspaper The Economist said that “the NATO brain dead,” and Europe needs to stop counting on overseas ally, the USA.
He also called for the restoration of dialogue between the EU and Russia, “despite the distrust of Poland and the Baltic States”. In addition, macron stressed the importance of building a European defense system and military power.
The American leader Donald trump, in turn, said that he was disappointed by the French President’s statement on “brain death” of NATO. He noted that this is a serious statement that needs to be addressed. “We are very disappointed by the statement… which relates to NATO,” added trump. The Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki also previously stated that the macron calls for dialogue with Russia, because “not feeling the hot breath of the Russian bear on your neck.”
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stated that he supports the view of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who did not agree with Him and found his words too harsh, “but necessary.” In addition, he expressed the view that NATO remains strong, and the United States and Europe continue to work together to strengthen collective defense Alliance.
After the barrage of criticism the Minister of defence of France, Florence Parlee explained the statement of the President of the country – according to her,
Macron meant that the allies can no longer ignore the current crisis, and not make an effort to resolve it.
Despite the fact that in military terms NATO remains a strong tool, there are a number of internal problems, including the question of the solidarity of the allies, doubts about the US security assurances and insufficient efforts of the Alliance in European security, said parley.
In September, the head of the Russian defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu said at a meeting with his French counterpart that Moscow is ready to cooperate with Paris “is so closely how willing the French.” According to Shoigu, the military Ministers “have done a good way” for convergence.
In turn, parley said that the need to strengthen the dialogue with Moscow in the field of space and cyber security. The head of the French military Department stressed that he wants to promote multilateral and respectful approach to existing treaties and international law. She also noted the importance of Russia as a player in these areas.
The President of France Emmanuel macron has also previously supported the “development of dialogue with Russia”, speaking to French diplomats. In August 2019, he said that Paris needs to rebuild relations with Moscow.
The French leader noted that the era of Western dominance in the world came to an end. According to him, the new circumstances demand from France of flexibility in foreign policy.
“We see the end of Western hegemony in the world. Circumstances change,” said macron, stressing the importance of Russia to the world.
It is worth noting that Turkey’s relations with other Alliance members is far from ideal. Ankara demanded that their representative in NATO do not sign the plan to protect Poland and the Baltic States — Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia — with a possible attack of Russia.
According to interlocutors of the edition, Ankara took this decision due to the fact that military-political bloc is not officially recognized as the terrorist Kurdish “people’s protection Units” (YPG).