You can start the arms race.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the USA is out of the historic Treaty on nuclear arms control during the cold war due to the fact that Russia violated the agreement.
With this statement he made on Friday at the State Department.
The contract on liquidation of rockets of small-and medium-range missiles (INF Treaty) had played a Central role in limiting certain types of nuclear weapons, which can deploy both countries. There is concern that without this Treaty will begin a new nuclear arms race.
“Russia’s violation (of the contract) was put at great risk the lives of millions of Europeans and Americans … it is Our responsibility to respond properly,” said Pompeo
For the first time Pompeo has announced the US intention to withdraw from the Treaty in December. He pushed Russia 60 days in order to get her back to the performance of its obligations. Ultimatum the US ends on Saturday.
President Donald trump made a statement that Russia, with impunity, violated the Treaty. He accused the Russian Federation in the secret development of proscribed missile systems, “which is a direct threat to US allies and American forces abroad.”
On Saturday, February 2, the United States will suspend its obligations under the INF Treaty and start the withdrawal process. If Russia will not return to fulfill the terms of the agreement, the exit process will be completed in 6 months.
USA demand that Russia destroyed all the missiles that violate the Treaty, and launchers and related equipment.
Russia denied all allegations of the United States. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that Russia regrets the decision of the United States and accuses Washington of “reluctance to engage in any substantial negotiations.”
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