The Russian government announced Monday it would suspend a deal with the U.S. on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium as relations between the countries worsen.
Under the agreement, the two countries agreed to dispose of 34 tonnes of plutonium each so that it could not be used to build nuclear weapons. Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of not holding up its end of the bargain, issuing a decree in which he called Washington “a threat to strategic stability” and announcing his country would no longer honor its commitment.
“We fulfilled our duties … But our American partners did not,” the …read more
Source: European Voice