Posts tagged as Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Independent Europe depends on the US

By Lukas Ramonas on Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Despite the “peaceful goals”, it is quite obvious, that US withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (formally, Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of Their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles) is another step toward a new arms race and confrontation with Russia. It is remarkable, that Russian President has delivered Annual Address to the Federal Assembly last week. Vladimir…

Russia pushes for UN resolution to keep nuclear arms treaty alive

Friday, October 26, 2018

The U.S. has rejected Russia’s draft resolution to the UN General Assembly that offered to preserve the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) that the U.S. plans to leave, AFP reported citing diplomatic sources. French news agency AFP reported on Friday, October 26, that reacting to the announcement by Washington, a Russian diplomat told the agency: «The international community has an obligation to react to this apocalyptic situation». If adopted, the…

Minister: treaty on missile liquidation is pointless if one side does not comply

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The is not point in having Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty if one of the sides that signed it, which would be Russia in this particular case, does not comply with it, said Latvia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs in an interview to 900 seconds programme, commenting on US President Donald Trump’s recent announcement regarding his country’s exit from the aforementioned treaty. «There are very serious suspicions of Russia violating this…