Trump in conversation with Putin criticized the Treaty on nuclear disarmament – media

During the first telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin , U.S. President Donald trump criticized the Treaty on nuclear disarmament, calling it beneficial only to Russia.

About it told sources in the administration of the President of the United States and a former U.S. official familiar with the contents of a telephone conversation, writes Reuters, UNIAN reports.

Thus, according to the sources, when Putin raised the question of a possible extension of the contract from 2010, known as start III, trump paused and asked his assistants what kind of a contract.

After the explanation, trump said that the contract was one of the failed transactions concluded by the administration of Barack Obama. As noted, trump also talked about his own popularity.

According to the report, the White house declined to comment, citing already published information on the outcome of the telephone conversation. From the Kremlin to review also failed.

We will remind, during election debates in 2016, trump said that Russia has «outsmarted» US with the contract. Trump called wrong by the fact that the contract allowed Russia to produce nuclear warheads, and the United States – no.

As reported, trump spoke by phone with Putin on 28 January, and the conversation lasted 40 minutes.

SNV-III – bilateral agreement between the United States and Russia on mutual reductions of deployed strategic nuclear weapons. The agreement was signed by the then presidents Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama on 8 April 2010 in Prague and entered into force on 5 February 2011.

The Treaty provides for the reduction of nuclear warheads to 1,550, Intercontinental ballistic missiles, ballistic missile submarines and heavy bombers to 700 units.

Trump in conversation with Putin criticized the Treaty on nuclear disarmament – media 10.02.2017

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