Serhat TUNAR -TDO- In recent months, the United States announced that it will withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) and following that Russian authorities announced that the treaty will be suspended. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the decision to suspend the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty officially.
In a statement by Russia, the treaty was suspended until the US side stop their violations. The decree suspending the INF agreement will be valid from the date of signing.
As it is known, the US and Russia were accusing each other of the failure to comply with the INF Treaty, which was particularly important for European security.