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Russia suspends Cold War-era nuclear pact with US: Putin

Published: February 02, 2019 15:42:37 | Updated: February 04, 2019 11:16:07


Russian President Vladimir Putin - Reuters Photo

Russian President Vladimir Putin told a meeting with foreign and defence ministers on Saturday that Russia has suspended the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty following a similar decision by the United States, the Kremlin said.

Putin also said that Russia will start working on creating new missiles, including supersonic ones, and told ministers not to initiate disarmament talks with Washington, Reuters reported.

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