The United States called Kaliningrad a “dagger in the heart of Europe” because of its military infrastructure. He described a city in the North-West of the Russian Federation Advisor to the President for national security Robert O’brien.

The politician gave an interview to the German newspaper Bild. Most of it was devoted to the output States of the Treaty on open skies.

Kaliningrad could because of its geographic location to become a trade hub, the center of tourism and social contacts between Russia and Western Europe. Unfortunately, the Russian government turned it into a closed military base, stuffed with modern weapons and missiles, said O’brien.

The statement of the Advisor became a commentary on the words of the NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, who said that Russia needs to impose restrictions on “inspection flights” in the area of Kaliningrad and on the borders with Georgia. Only after this alleged Washington agree to comply with the DON.

Earlier reported that an emergency meeting of NATO ambassadors concluded with an appeal to the United States to withdraw from the Treaty on open skies. To remain a party to the agreement recommend the White house representatives of all the countries in the Alliance.