US Administration Has Decided Not to Extend New START Treaty, Russian Deputy FM Says

US Administration Has Decided Not to Extend New START Treaty, Russian Deputy FM Says

Russian President proposed continuing the agreement by one year without any conditions and discuss all the arms control issues during that year.

The US government decided not to extend the New START treaty, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Monday.

The New START, endorsedin 2010, remains the only currently valid Russian-US arms reduction deal.

It expires in February 2021, nonetheless, the USA has still not announced an official decision on its extension.

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