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The speaker of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi criticized the decision of the head of the White house Donald trump about withdrawal from the Treaty on open skies. The policy statement was published on its official website.
Pelosi said that withdrawal from the Treaty on open skies without replacing it with a new agreement undermines the country’s credibility in the world community. “The departure of President meaningless blind America and our allies, encouraging our enemies. This decision gives a clear signal to the Russians that they can continue their bad behavior without supervision, and control”, — said the speaker of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress.
He called on trump to stop the “attack on the longstanding international agreements” that ensure the security of the United States. “We have to be strong, smart and strategic, standing next to our partners in NATO and the transatlantic partners to ensure the safety of America,” she added.
Earlier it was reported about the US decision to withdraw from the Treaty on open skies. The White house explained that the intention of the violations from Moscow — supposedly Russia during flights over the United States followed the whereabouts of the American President. Moscow rejects Washington’s accusation.
The contract between 23 member States of the OSCE in 1992, gives the possibility to participating countries to make the inspection circled each other, observing military activities and compliance with existing treaties in the field of arms control.
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