The state Duma adopted the law on the suspension of the INF Treaty

The lower house of the Russian Parliament at a meeting on Tuesday, June 18, passed a law initiated by the President, on the suspension of the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty). On it informs Agency “Interfax”.

According to the document, the President is entitled to take a decision on the renewal of the Contract. 30 may Vladimir Putin in the Duma introduced a bill on the suspension of the Treaty between the USSR and the USA on the elimination of intermediate-range and shorter-range.

1 February implementation of its obligations under the contract is suspended the United States. Then President Donald trump has accused Russia that for many years she violates the agreement. In particular, Washington was considered a violation of the deployment of missile complexes “Innovator” 9M729. With a call to maintain the agreement made by EU countries.

The Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty) was signed in December 1987 during the visit of Mikhail Gorbachev in Washington. According to him, the parties undertook to destroy all systems of land-based missiles with ranges between 500 and 5,500 kilometers, and not to produce them in the future.
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