The future of the New Start Treaty: Which countries have the most interest in the nuclear-disarmament Treaty

"have a look", much more of the American Marshall Billingslea and the Russian Sergey Ryabkov did not elicit, as they entered on Monday morning at the Palais N

The future of the New Start Treaty: Which countries have the most interest in the nuclear-disarmament Treaty

"have a look", much more of the American Marshall Billingslea and the Russian Sergey Ryabkov did not elicit, as they entered on Monday morning at the Palais Niederösterreich in Vienna's city centre. The special envoy of the American President and the Deputy foreign Minister of Russia wanted to talk about whether the so-called New Start Treaty to limit nuclear extended to the Arsenale, or by a new agreement may be continued. Because of the contract that was signed in 2011 by the then presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev from running in the upcoming February if the Option is drawn to an extension of up to five years.

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He stipulates that the two States have not more than 800 delivery systems and 1550 deployed nuclear warheads, ready to go. There would be no renewal, a new agreement would be in the strategic control and confidence-building waste. Finally, the INF had failed-the agreement on the prohibition of land-based nuclear medium-range weapons and the "Open Skies"agreement, allowing for a certain number of surveillance flights. How it's supposed to go with the "New Start"talks more, wants to tell this Tuesday, after the first round of Negotiations.

For a new nuclear disarmament agreement, Billingslea has made recently in Washington, a clear condition: the basis must be the Vision President Donald Trumps of the trilateral agreement, which includes, in addition to the United States and Russia, also China. Billingslea stressed the importance of General issues of Verification and control are in compliance with disarmament agreements. For Washington it go but in the first place is to get Beijing to the negotiating table. Billingsleas attitude is shared in Washington across party lines: The existing arms control agreements do not reflect in every respect the new reality of international politics. China have upgraded in the past few years and to compete in the Region. Is the criticism but on the negotiation strategy of the government: namely, after the withdrawal from the INF Treaty, to send the threat behind the "New Start"agreement, 2021 expiry.

Updated Date: 23 June 2020, 02:19

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