Space weapons Americans excited about Russia


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The US plans for the weaponization of space to bother Russia as it could lead to a revolution of new weapons, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. His words leads RIA Novosti.

“We are concerned about the US plans, which already receive a material embodiment, the weaponization of outer space, which will lead to a new round of global arms race,” said the Minister at a meeting of foreign Ministers of the BRICS countries in Rio de Janeiro.

The diplomat added that the threat to international security is also increasing military budgets and the scrapping of the architecture of strategic stability that formed over decades. An example of such a demolition, he called the U.S. withdrawal from the Treaty on intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty).

On 3 July, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on the suspension of the INF Treaty. The American side has suspended the obligations of a Treaty 2 Feb.

That the effectiveness of the U.S. in a possible global conflict depends on space weapons, said in April, the acting head of the Pentagon Patrick V. the. The development of such technology from Russia and China, he called the real threat to American security.

The INF Treaty signed by Moscow and Washington in December 1987. The agreement forbade the USSR and the USA to produce, test and deploy ballistic and cruise land-based missiles of medium (1,000 to 5,500 kilometers) and small (from 500 to 1000 km) range, and was obliged to liquidate the appropriate launcher.

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