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Earlier, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that the United States would suspend its obligations under the INF Treaty on Saturday and begin a six-month withdrawal process. reports citing Russian Media that, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that, as a retaliatory measure, Moscow also suspends the INF nuclear treaty.

The president added that Washington has already violated the INF agreement.

Commenting further on the issue, Putin told Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu that Moscow was still open to negotiations and proposals regarding the INF treaty remained on the table; however, he instructed the ministers not to initiate talks regarding the matter.

This follows US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement, made earlier in the day, that the United States would suspend its obligations under the INF Treaty on Saturday and would initiate a six-month withdrawal process. The United States has repeatedly claimed that Russia's 9M729 missile violates the INF treaty which bans missiles with ranges between 500 and 5,500 km. Moscow, in turn, has denied the allegations citing lack of proof.

2019.02.02 / 13:39
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