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Moscow doesn't see prospects for extending New START nuclear pact with Washington

Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 14-10-2020 15:26 IST | Created: 14-10-2020 15:20 IST
Moscow doesn't see prospects for extending New START nuclear pact with Washington
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Moscow does not see prospects for extending the new START arms control treaty with Washington, but plans to continue talks nonetheless, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.

The New START accord, signed in 2010, limits the number of strategic nuclear warheads that Russia and the United States can deploy. It expires in February next year.


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