The Russian Federation got rid of all kinds of banned weapons.
The Russian President also accused the U.S. of reneging on commitments to destroy chemical weapons.
Russia has completed destruction of their stockpiles of chemical weapons. The last two ordnance was abolished on 27 September at the plant in Udmurt Republic.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the destruction of the last chemical munitions historic event. “Without too much pathos can say — indeed, a historical event, bearing in mind the huge volume inherited from the Soviet era Arsenal,” — said Putin.
The Russian President also accused the U.S. of reneging on commitments to destroy chemical weapons. According to Putin, the Americans are “three times postpones its liquidation, including under the pretext of lack of necessary amount of budget funds, which, honestly, sounds like something weird”.
In the 1990-ies Russia inherited from the Soviet Union got some of the world’s largest chemical weapons stockpiles — 39 967 tons (US — 31 500 tonnes). The main part of the chemical weapons was presented: lewisite, mustard gas, a mixture of lewisite-mustard, sarin, soman, VX (substance 33).
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