Ministry of Defense of the Czech Republic: the country strengthened the protection of strategic facilities after the emergency on the “North Streams”
PRAGUE, 9 October – RIA Novosti. The head of the Czech Ministry of Defense Yana Chernokhova said that the objects of the strategic infrastructure of the Czech Republic, which could be the target of a terrorist attack, are under increased protection.
According to him, since the outbreak of hostilities in Ukraine in February this year, attempts to monitor some of these facilities from the outside have intensified. According to the head of the Czech Ministry of Defense, there are alleged threats of attempts to weaken the defense industry in countries that provide military assistance to Ukraine from the Russian Federation.
Recalling the explosions in the arms depots in the village of Vrbetice in the Czech Republic in 2014, Chernokhova said, “Changes are planned in the legislation of the Republic, which should contribute to a faster response to such attempts and the subsequent imposition of punishment.” said. The organization that the Czech authorities accused Russian agents of special services.
The head of the Czech Ministry of Defense believes that in addition to the agreements reached at the alliance’s June summit in Madrid, NATO’s eastern flank should be further strengthened. He also thinks that NATO’s presence in the Middle East and Africa makes sense so that these regions do not “fall under the influence of the Russian Federation”.
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