Poland is not in itself a threat to Russia. However, its willingness to provide its territory for foreign military infrastructure can be dangerous, said press-Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on Friday, June 19.

“by Itself, Poland is unlikely to pose a threat to Russia, but as a country, ready to provide territory for military infrastructure of third countries or an organization like the Alliance that is a threat to us,” he said in the program “the Big game” (First channel).

“We hate it. And importantly, it forces us to take the measures necessary to guarantee the security of our country”, — said Peskov.

the Full version of the transmission will be broadcast on Saturday, June 20.

In December 2019 chief of the General staff of Russia Valery Gerasimov said that the scenario of NATO exercises indicate preparations for a major military conflict. He noted that in Europe the deployment of U.S. missile defense, but also actively promoted the thesis of the “Russian threat”.