16 April 2019

DMS Conference – Hans-Lothar Domröse: Vladimir Putin will not attack NATO, because he does not know how we could fight back

Mircea Olteanu

Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, will not attack NATO because he does not know how the alliance could fight back, stated Tuesday, at the Defence and Security Conference (DMS), Hans Lothar Domröse, former commander of Allied Joint Forces Command from Brunssum.

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“Putin (…) will not attack NATO because, although he is crazy, he is not completely crazy, because he does not know how we could fight back. So he has at least six elements he can disturb us with each day: Ukraine, the Black Sea, Belarus- if he unites with Belarus we will witness another Ukraine example, this is realistic, more realistic than an invasion in Finland- Republic of Moldova, The Balkans, now the hypersonic armament, the INF Treaty (the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty), states Domrose.

 The German General talked also about US’s importance across NATO, especially in terms of nuclear arsenal.

“The United States is extremely important (…), it is the nuclear guarantee for us all”, states Domröse.

Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, will not attack NATO because he does not know how the alliance will fight back, stated Tuesday, at the Defence and Security Monitor, Hans Lothar Domröse, former commander of Allied Joint Forces Command from Brnssum.

“Hence, Mr. Putin, if you want to enter our area, take care because we can strike how we want and with what we want. Therefore, it he occupies, for example, Tallinn in Estonia, he could destroy Vladivostok, Moscow. This is a risk that Putin is facing. Without the US we could not threaten Russia”, added the former commander of Allied Joint Forces Command from Brnssum.

Hans Lothar Domrose is CEO and Founder at the Domröse-Consulting. Hans Lothar Domrose is a senior German Army officer, former Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum. In 2011, Domröse was appointed as the German Military Representative MC/NATO and EU in Brussels.

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