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The other big Trump-Putin story: Nuclear weapons treaty hangs in the balance as Russia-US tensions rise

  • Last month, Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces, or INF, Treaty, an agreement that eliminated an entire class of nuclear weapons from U.S. and Russian arsenals.
  • The 1987 treaty, signed by Russia and the U.S., prohibits the production or testing of ground-launched cruise missiles with a range of approximately 300 to 3,400 miles.
  • The treaty has kept nuclear-tipped missiles off the European continent for the last 30 years.

December 3, 2018 - Posted by | general

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