Trump-Putin summit: Russia 'willing' to EXTEND nuclear arms reduction treaty with the US

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin stated in an interview on Monday he told Donald Trump that Russia is prepared to extend the New START nuclear treaty after it expires in 2021.

New START is a 10-year nuclear arms reduction treaty which was signed by the US and Russia in April 2010, and can be extended by up to five years following the ratification of both parties.

The treaty called for deployable nuclear warheads and bombs to be capped at no more than 1,550, the number of deployed missiles and bombers at 700, and the total number of deployed and non-deployed launchers at 800.

Speaking to Fox News following the Helsinki summit, the Russian leader...
source: Express

2018-07-17 04:44
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