Advisor to the President for national security Robert O'Brien said that Russia had not used the open skies Treaty “properly”.
“They flew over the White house, they were flying over civilian infrastructure, they tracked where the President can find:”camp David” or Bedminster. So they used the contract is not properly” — he said live on Fox News.
On 21 may, the President of the United States Donald trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Treaty on open skies.
The decision shall enter into force six months.
As stated by the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Maas, Germany together with partners will try to convince the US government to consider its decision to leave DON.