March 29, 2015
Translated by Kristina Rus
NATO website contains the text of a speech of then Secretary General of the bloc, Manfred Worner, in Brussels on May 17, 1990:
“NATO and European security in the 1990’s” http://nato.int/docu/speech/1990/s900517a_e.htm
He swears that after United Germany enters NATO there will be no further advance to the East.
Since then, 12 countries of Eastern Europe joined NATO. Moreover, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic – under Yeltsin, when the “evil Putin” was not even a thought, but there were loud debates about when will Russia finally collapse.