According to documents seen by Spanish daily El Pais, Washington and NATO have formally rejected Russia’s key demands for security assurances. The contents are shocking, but not surprising. Moscow’s calls for a written guarantee that Ukraine will not be admitted as a member of NATO were flatly rejected by the US-led bloc. Does this mean more hostilities down the road over NATO and Russia’s security tug-of-war, and more crucially – who stands to benefit or lose most, given the current war hysteria being whipped-up in western political and media circles?
21WIRE editor Patrick Henningsen spoke to RT International today about the text of the recent leaked US-NATO paper submitted to Moscow last week, and what this means going forward with the current tense situation.