The foreign Ministry has called a violation of the INF Treaty, the plan for the US ABM systems in Poland
MOSCOW, April 29 — RIA Novosti. The US plans to deploy in Poland complexes, capable of launching missiles “Tomahawk” — a flagrant violation of the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate-range and shorter-range nuclear forces (INF), according to the Ministry of foreign Affairs.
This is stated in the comments of the Ministry in connection with the publication of the report of the US state Department on compliance by States of agreements in the field of arms control and non-proliferation.
According to the Russian Agency, the United States placed on its base missile defense system in Romania and plan to post on a similar base in Poland ground-based anti-missile systems, Aegis Ashore, consisting of the vertical launch system similar to the universal launchers MK-41, capable of launching cruise missiles, medium-range missiles “Tomahawk”.
“The undeniable fact is that this is a gross violation of obligations under the INF Treaty,” — said in a statement.