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The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) is key to European and global security, the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said.Read More →

Vladimir Putin - Politics News In Russia

Russia’s Leader Vladimir Putin said about a dozen countries were now producing mid-range missiles of the type banned by the INF treaty. NATO said it was now “up to Russia” to save the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF). Read More →

Jens Stoltenberg - NATO News - Europe Headline Today

“The problem is the deployment of new Russian missiles. There are no new U.S. missiles in Europe, but there are more Russian missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads, and those missiles put the INF treaty in jeopardy,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.Read More →

Jim Mattis - USA News Today - NATO

U.S. Defense Secretary James Norman Mattis: “We are in close collaboration with our European allies… and we will continue to collaborate very closely with the treaty and its implications for European security. Eventually we have to look reality in the eye, that is not to mean that we are walking away from arms control. But arms control must be more than words on a paper, it must be actions.”Read More →

Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan - Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) - Russia - US News

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, negotiated by then-President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, required elimination of short-range and intermediate-range nuclear and conventional missiles by both countries.

“Russia has not, unfortunately, honoured the agreement so we’re going to terminate the agreement and we’re going to pull out,” Trump said.Read More →