Media: the Treaty on reduction of nuclear weapons can still be saved

the United States remains the possibility of extending the contract on reduction of strategic offensive arms SNV-3. However, it must be observed that a number of conditions, including, for example, participation in the agreement of China, reports the Wall Street Journal.

However, the official representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China Zhao Lijiang has called US attempts to include in the new start China absurd, writes TASS. As Washington constantly violates the existing agreement.

the Destruction of strategic offensive arms may lead to the death of the system of control over nuclear weapons and “nuclear chaos”, said the scientific Director of the Institute of USA and Canada studies Sergei Rogov. No start don’t expect from Americans and putting a moratorium on the deployment of missiles and medium-range in Europe, said the scientist in interview to Agency “Interfax”.

we will Remind, the contract on reduction of strategic offensive arms start-3 was signed in 2010 and a year later entered into force. The document obliges Russia and the United States to reduce the number of nuclear warheads to 1,550, and the number of carriers for them to 700. The agreement expires in 2021.