Chief of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces – first Deputy defense Minister Valery Gerasimov
MOSCOW, 5 Dec – In case of cancellation of the Treaty on the limitation of intermediate-and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty) countries to host American missiles, will become potential targets of retaliation of Russia, said Wednesday the foreign military attaches chief of the General staff army General Valery Gerasimov.
“As military professionals, have to understand that not the United States, and countries hosting American complexes with intermediate-range and shorter-range would be targets for retaliation of Russia”, — said the General.
Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump announced that the U.S. intends to withdraw from the INF Treaty, signed in 1987, because, according to him, Russia did not comply. In addition, Washington has indicated that a number of countries possessing missiles and medium-range, primarily China, are not parties to this agreement.