INTERMEDIATE RANGE NUCLEAR FORCES TREATY
In Europe, US defense secretary to call for greater effort to counter China, Russia
Last year, the US military put countering China and Russia at the center of a new national defense strategy, the latest sign of shifting priorities after more than a decade and a half of focusing on the fight against Islamist militants.
US tests medium-range cruise missile after exiting INF treaty
"The test missile exited its ground mobile launcher and accurately impacted its target after more than 500 kilometers (310 miles) of flight," the Pentagon said in a statement.
US says it's consulting on Asian missile deployment
A senior US diplomat says Washington is consulting with its allies as it proceeds with pl...
Open to equitable & constructive dialogue with USA: Russia on INF treaty withdrawal
The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty limited the use of medium-range missiles, both conventional and nuclear.
Australia says it won't be hosting US missile site
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said at last weekend's meetings that he wanted to deploy intermediate range conventional missiles at various Asia-Pacific sites within months.
US-Russia arms control treaty dies; US to test new weapon
A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead.
Russia ready to work with U.S. to save INF arms treaty: Sergei Lavrov
Russia says the missile's range puts it outside the treaty altogether and is not as long as Washington alleges, meaning that it is fully compliant with the INF.
India to receive S-400 in due time: Russia
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the missile systems will significantly enhance India's air defence capability.
US will pull out of Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia: Donald Trump
The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty was one of those agreements and is set to expire in the next two years. The 1987 pact helps protect the security of the US and its allies in Europe and the Far East.
Trump discusses situation in Syria, Saudi, Afghan with world leaders
Around 70 world leaders, including US President Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, gathered in Paris on Sunday to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice in the French capital. Trump returned to Washington late Sunday night.
US will increase nuclear arsenal if others do not 'come to their senses': Donald Trump
The treaty was one of those agreements and is set to expire in the next two years. The 1987 pact helps protect the security of the US and its allies in Europe and the Far East.
US withdrawal from nuclear arms deal 'dangerous step': Moscow
The treaty is "significant for international security and security in the sphere of nuclear arms, for the maintenance of strategic stability," Sergei Ryabkov stressed.
Donald Trump says US will pull out of nuclear arms deal with Russia
The Trump administration has complained of Moscow's deployment of 9M729 missiles, which Washington says can travel more than 310 miles, and thus violate the INF treaty.
Russia pledges to act to 'restore' military balance if US quits nuclear arms pact
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday called Trump's withdrawal plan a matter of deep concern for Moscow.
Vladimir Putin says Russia will target US if Washington puts missiles in Europe
With a second pact covering nuclear weapons likely to expire in two years, the risks of confrontation are growing.
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