MOSCOW, January 19 – RIA Novosti. The appointment of a new German defense minister caused another surge of military “enthusiasm” in the West, said Grigory Karasin, chairman of the Federation Council committee on international affairs.
The new head of the German Defense Ministry, Boris Pistorius, took the oath in the Bundestag on Thursday, thereby taking office. Earlier, Pistorius received a certificate of appointment from the President of the country.
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“The appointment of a new German defense minister caused another surge of military “enthusiasm” in the West. Pistorius meets with US Secretary of Defense Austin on the day of his inauguration. It is clear what they will talk about. Judging by reports, NATO colleagues will immediately join them” , – the senator wrote in his telegram channel.
According to Karasin, Pistorius was spoken of as an experienced politician.
“Let’s see what role this ‘collective’ will play for him,” the senator added.
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