Moscow thinks that the real purpose of NATO exercises is to put pressure on Russia, the occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region. The real result is encouraging militant sentiments and escalating tensions.
This is how Russia responds to NATO-Georgia joint exercises taking place in Georgia. The statement was made by the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
According to Maria Zaharova, Moscow does not agree with Tbilisi"s position that military exercises serve for stability in the Black Sea region.