Congressman Schiff: Russia is not a major threat to the West

the Main threat to the West in the long term — not Russia, and China. This was stated at a press conference in Munich, the head of the intelligence Committee of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress Adam Schiff.

we are Talking about the use of China technology and economic power, he said. The United States previously has repeatedly accused China of cyber attacks, threats to stability in the middle East, industrial espionage. In Beijing, all deny the charges, saying that the biggest threat to global peace and security, the United States itself.

In this case, Schiff said, now that one of the main threats comes from Russia — it is “interference in the democratic processes” in other countries, reports RIA Novosti. Earlier, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov has called such accusations “totally unfounded”, and the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that there are no facts to support those charges no.

the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz said at a briefing in the framework of the Munich security conference that Russia poses a very serious threat, and that she is a serious player acting to the detriment of the interests of the West, at the expense of democracy.

Speaking in Munich, President of Lithuania Gitanos Nausea in his speech also spoke of the need of containment of Russia, justifying the deployment of U.S. troops in Lithuania “security threat” from our country.