The United States is expected to officially withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty on Friday, bringing an end to more than three decades of strategic stability amid calls to continue cooperating with Russia on arms control matters.
US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the INF treaty becomes official on 2 August, six months after Washington announced its intention to suspend treaty obligations.
On Tuesday, US National Security Adviser John Bolton confirmed the United States would withdraw from the treaty on Friday.
In July, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree suspending Moscow’s participation in the INF accord in …read more
Source: Al-Manar TV