The building of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Natalia Seliverstova
MOSCOW, 21 Oct — the US Initiative on withdrawal from the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate-range and shorter-range is the US desire to impose the arms race Russia, said the Chairman of the Duma Committee on defence Yury Shvydkin.
Earlier, U.S. President Donald trump said that it will withdraw from the INF Treaty with Russia. He accused Moscow of violating the Treaty.
“The US desire to impose the arms race, our country, which, we recall, has repeatedly stated that it does not seek an arms race, however, accepts all the conditions necessary efforts to ensure the defense of our country in the framework of international law. Including and with respect for the institution of the Treaty the INF Treaty,” said Switchin.