The United States, NATO gives Russia 60 days to follow the nuclear pact
Breaking News Emails Get deleted news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered everyday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Dec. BRUSSELS ̵ 1; Secretary Mike Pompeo on Tuesday accused Russia of breaking a nuclear war pact during the Cold War within the next 60 days, unless Russia comes back to compliance."We either bury our head in the sand, or we take common sense according to Russia's flagrant violation of the explicit terms of the INF Convention," Pompeo said at a press conference at the NATO headquarters. The Nuclear Safety Treaty was signed in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Pompeo accused Russia of cheating on the weapons control agreement to a long list of alleged Russian violations around the world, including Georgia, Ukraine and Syria, as well as meltdown, and the attempt to kill the former spy Sergei Skripal with a nerve in The United Kingdom and the latest event with Russian warships shooting to Ukrainian shipping in the Kerch stretch. The move gives us a step closer to following the threat of withdrawing from the Cold War Agreement, which prevents the US and Russia from having any land-based cruise missiles that can hit 500-5,500 miles – 310 to 3,410 miles – interval. The deal was primarily aimed at maintaining ground-based nuclear weapons out of Europe. Foreign Ministers from NATO countries issue their full support from the American findings. The first time all 29 member states found Russia in a "major violation" of the control…
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