Terrorism becoming smarter, more modern - Latvian ambassador to NATO

  • 2020-01-06
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Terrorism is becoming smarter and more modern, said Latvian Ambassador to NATO Edgars Skuja in an interview with commercial TV3 channel.

He said that terrorism threat is present and rising also due to the situation in the Middle East.

Skuja added that NATO during its latest summit in London agreed on the action plan in fight against terrorism that provides for use of latest technologies.

Commenting on the relations with Russia, the ambassador said that Russia continues its previous policies, demonstrating its military power to the world. At the same time, NATO is doing everything possible to deter Russia from any action and engage it in a dialogue.

Speaking about China, the ambassador said that its economic and military potential is growing, and there is yet a question how it will affect the situation in the NATO member states. Another aspect is that increase of China's economic power also means new opportunities.

"NATO wants to maintain constructive relations with China," he noted.