Merkel and trump has expressed concern after Putin’s remarks about the new missiles
The leaders noted that the development will have a negative impact on international efforts to control arms.
Moscow. March 2. INTERFAX.RU. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald trump, in a telephone conversation discussed the speech of Russian President Vladimir Putin, in which he announced the creation in Russia of new weapons systems, the statement of the representative of the German government Steffen Seibert released on Friday.
“The German Chancellor and the US President is concerned about the statements of the Russian President Putin on developments in the field of weapons systems which will have a negative impact on the efforts of the international community in the field of arms control”, — stated in the document.6фотографий6фотографий
In his address to the Federal Assembly on Thursday, President Putin said that Russia has a hypersonic weapon systems “avant-garde” and “Dagger” as well as nuclear submarines-drones, combat lasers and missile with a nuclear power plant.
In addition, according to Putin, began the active phase of testing a new Intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmat”. It will replace the heaviest in the world, strategic rocket “Governor” (NATO classification — “Satan”).
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The Russian President said that new samples of Russian weapons, make the American missile defense system and the approach of the military infrastructure of NATO is meaningless.
In addition, Putin accused the United States to start an arms race.
The Pentagon earlier said that Putin presented information about the new weapons will not change US strategy in terms of weapons and development, as all new Russian developments is already included in the military strategy of the United States.
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