White House: US ready to work constructively with Russia on implementation of START-3 agreement 20:26

Cara Abercrombie, Vice President and Coordinator for Defense Policy and Arms Control at the White House National Security Council, said the United States is ready to work constructively with Russia to implement the START-3 agreement. He announced this during an Arms Control Association event titled “The Challenges and Prospects for More Russian-American Nuclear Weapons Control,” she said.

“The United States is committed to working constructively with Russia to fully implement New START,” said Abercrombie.

Former press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov declarationThere is little hint of a dialogue between Moscow and Washington on the START-3 work, but it needs to be preserved.

Commenting on the words of Kremlin spokesperson Kara Abercrombie notedHis comment shows that the USA and Russia are interested in START-3.

START III is a bilateral agreement between Russia and the United States on mutually further reductions in their arsenals of deployed strategic nuclear weapons. It was signed in Prague on 8 April 2010 and entered into force on 5 February 2011. The agreement provided for the reduction of deployed nuclear warheads to 1,550 units per side, intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarine ballistic missiles and heavy bombers – to 700 units.

Source: Gazeta


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