Putin considered the deployment of short- and medium-range missiles after the US withdrawal from the missile treaty a threat. Category in different parts of the world tension. "
He added: "The approach of the military infrastructure of NATO to our borders is a source of serious concern, as well as attempts to militarize space."
Earlier, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced that NATO countries intend to recognize space as their new operational area, but will not deploy weapons there.
The Russian Foreign Ministry, on Thursday, Moscow's concern about the adoption of NATO space new arena of operations, noting that this is not compatible with the interests of global security.