Russia's Putin orders plutonium cleanup programme with U.S. to be suspended

Russia's Putin orders plutonium cleanup programme with U.S. to be suspended
 

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday to suspend an agreement with the United States on disposing of weapons-grade plutonium, a further sign of worsening ties between the former Cold War foes.
The deal, which was signed in 2000 and went into force under a 2010 agreement, was being suspended due to "the emergence of a threat to strategic stability and as a result of unfriendly actions by the United States of America towards the Russian Federation", the preamble to the decree said.
It also said that the United States was unable "to ensure the implementation... read more

 
3 October 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Reuters
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