MOSCOW, April 3 Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
on Thursday said Russia wanted answers from NATO regarding the
Western military alliance's activities in Eastern Europe.
"We have addressed questions to the North Atlantic military
alliance. We are not only expecting answers, but answers that
will be based fully on respect for the rules we agreed on,"
Lavrov told reports at a joint briefing with his Kazakh
He said Russia had the right to move troops within its
territory and that the forces currently near the border with
Ukraine would return to their permanent bases after fulfilling
(Reporting by Alissa de Carbonnel, Writing by Thomas Grove)