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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg believes that the situation with the cancellation of the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate-range and shorter-range States of the Alliance demonstrated the power and solidarity, according to RIA Novosti.
He noted the negative role of termination of this agreement. Stoltenberg said that when Russia’s violation of INF Treaty is NATO became a platform for consultations on the issue.
NATO Secretary General said that the cohesion reaction of the Alliance demonstrated the importance of organization in the presence of strategic challenges. The termination Stoltenberg is tied to the fact that he observed only the NATO countries.
“the us withdrawal from the INF Treaty unilaterally once again showed irresponsible and supported by NATO policy from the United States,” – said the Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on defence Yury Shvydkin, reports RT.
the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles was signed on 8 December 1987 between the USSR and the USA during the meeting in Washington. August 2, 2019 the agreement has ceased to operate. Of its intention to withdraw from the Treaty, the US announced six months before.
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