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on February 20, 2019 in Featured World News

Russia-US INF Tensions ‘No Reason to Create New Cuban Missile Crisis’

Earlier, the Russian president warned that Moscow would be “forced” to respond in kind if the US deployed new medium- and short-range missiles in Europe in the wake of its withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Competing interests between Russia and the United States are not a legitimate reason to rehash old historical conflicts thrusting the world into crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. “Yes, there are problems, [the US] creates more and more of these problems, but there are also mechanisms and tools for working together on these problems,” Putin said, speaking to reporters on Wednesday. “I hope that they will be used...

Earlier, the Russian president warned that Moscow would be “forced” to respond in kind if the US deployed new medium- and short-range missiles in Europe in the wake of its withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty....

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