22 ianuarie 2021

Kremlin welcomes US offer to extend nuclear pact, seeks 'details' - France 24


Russia and the United States drew closer Friday to extending a nuclear pact ahead of the fast approaching expiry date of the last arms control accord between the former Cold War rivals. The New START treaty, which is due to expire on February 5, is seen as a rare opportunity for compromise between Moscow and Washington, whose ties have further deteriorated over recent cyber hacking and election meddling allegations. The accord restricts Washington and Moscow to a maximum of 1,550 deployed [...]