Vladimir Putin Photo: Alexey Druzhinin / RIA Novosti
Russia will work on the creation of medium-range missiles, as this type of weapon is already at the disposal of the us military, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the Council of CIS heads of state in Ashgabat. About this newspaper “Kommersant” on Friday, October 11.
According to him, the statement directed “the heads of many countries”.
“We have stated that we are not going to place medium-range missiles, if we have them, and we are now, of course, will work on it”, — he said.
Earlier Friday, in his speech, the Russian leader expressed concern about the possible deployment of U.S. medium-range missiles in Asia. He pointed to the clarity in the question of who is the number one goal.
On October 4, Putin announced a mirrored response to the emergence of American missiles and medium-range in Asia. The information that the United States is discussing with its allies the opportunity, appeared in the press in August.
Concluded between the countries for more than 30 years ago, the Treaty on elimination of intermediate-range and shorter-range expired on 2 August 2019. Washington withdrew from the Treaty, accusing the Russian side of violation of the terms of the agreement.
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