Japan’s Cabinet Secretary General, Hirokazu Matsuno, said that after Washington’s decision to cease data exchanges with Moscow, the Japanese government will closely monitor the situation unfolding under the Treaty on Measures to Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Assault Weapons (START). Matsuno announced this at a press conference, reports TASS.
According to him, Tokyo views START as an important document that “supports strategic stability between the US and the Russian Federation”. Matsuno also reminded that at the G7 summit in Japanese Hiroshima, the G7 countries adopted a joint document called “Hiroshima Vision for Nuclear Disarmament”. In it, the leaders of the G7 urged Russia to return to the implementation of the START Treaty.
As the only country exposed to the atomic bomb, we are monitoring the situation and at the same time, taking into account the results of the summit, we will act in cooperation with the G7 countries.”
Earlier, the Russian Embassy in Washington had reported that the US administration had made statements regarding the Russian side’s non-compliance with the Agreement on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Assault Weapons (START). they are not The real causes of the crisis revolve around these agreements.
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