Advisor to the President for national security Affairs John Bolton. Alexei Vitvitskiy
MOSCOW, 21 Oct — the Assistant to the President for homeland security John Bolton arrives in Moscow Sunday, Russia expects to receive from him a clear explanation about the future steps the United States under the Treaty on intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty), said on Sunday Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
Earlier, U.S. President Donald trump said that it will withdraw from the INF Treaty with Russia, while it accused Moscow of violating the Treaty.
“Now to threaten withdrawal from the Treaty, should certain forces in Washington in order to facilitate the more direct and blatant violation of this most important agreement in the sphere of arms control. American violations have been going on for many years. We are patiently trying to bring colleagues from Washington to the path of dialogue and mutual withdrawal of any concerns. Moreover, there are opportunities for that,” said Ryabkov.