Mattis: NATO doubts Kremlin’s desire to comply with treaty on Elimination of Missiles
Speaking at a press conference in Brussels after a meeting of defense ministers of NATO member countries, the head of the Pentagon, James Mattis, said that Russia has violated the terms of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).
“The bottom line is – you have to have respect for other nation’s security when you make agreements, and we have a firm belief that the Russians have violated the INF and our effort is to bring Russia back into compliance,” said Mattis.
He also stressed that “now we have deep doubts about Russia’s desire to return to compliance with the agreement.”
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