RUSSIA SUSPENDS INF TREATY WITH US




Serhat TUNAR -TDO- Vladimir Putin announced that they have suspended the Intermedium-Range Nuclear Forces Agreement (INF). Russian President told the relevant ministries to not to start disarming negotiations with the US.

After the US announced the withdrawal from the INF Treaty, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu have held a summit.

At the summit, Vladimir Putin reminded that the US suspended the INF Treat and said, "We will respond in the same way and suspend the treaty. They had announced that they will do various r&d and designing activities. We will do the same.”

"The US has violated the treaty with the missiles it has deployed to Europe. We do not need to negotiate more options about this situation," Russian President said. “We agree with the Ministry of Defense on starting the production of mid-range supersonic missiles, and we will also prepare a plan to remove the threat of arming in space.”