Deputy Chairman of the security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev said that the US position to the Contract on reduction of strategic offensive arms (the start Treaty, start-3) will have serious consequences.

Earlier, Medvedev discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin the situation with the Treaty on open skies (DON). The American side announced its withdrawal from the Treaty.

the White house’s Position in respect of these documents leads to the destruction of the international security architecture and will have serious consequences, — the politician wrote in “Vkontakte”.

May 21, U.S. President Donald trump announced the imminent US withdrawal from the Treaty, accusing Russia of violating its terms. The Russian foreign Ministry said that Moscow, in turn, dissatisfied with the performance of the agreement by the American side.

It also does not negate the development of new agreements. Russia has repeatedly denied accusations by the U.S. in breach of contract. On may 22, the Russian foreign Ministry said that Moscow will negotiate with the United States, including, DON, on a reciprocal basis, and any ultimatums by the us is unacceptable.

Wrote, Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov called the muddled explanation for US about the reasons of withdrawal from the Treaty on open skies. He stressed that the statements about use of Russian observation flights for the guidance of arms “evoke laughter”.