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Peace be with you, the CFE

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Peace be with you, the CFE


Russia decided to permanently suspend its participation in the Treaty on Conventional Arms in Europe (CFE Treaty). 10 March this year, she withdrew from the Joint Advisory Group of the CFE Treaty, the last acting body, a thin thread connecting our country with this agreement.

Mikhail Ulyanov, Director of the Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, explained to journalists that “in practical terms, this (withdrawal from the Joint Consultative Group. - V.L.) means that the decision of 2007 to suspend Russia’s participation in the CFE Treaty is becoming comprehensive. Then we made an exception only for this group. By suspending participation in the treaty as a whole, we expected to use it (the group) as a platform for dialogue, maybe even for negotiations. These expectations were not met. Because American colleagues have banned their European allies to talk with Russia and volunteered to resolve all problems with Russia on their own. They did not succeed. ”

Many prominent Russian politicians have already responded to the final withdrawal of Russia from the CFE Treaty. The head of the Committee on Defense and Security of the Federation Council, Viktor Ozerov, said that Russia's withdrawal from the CFE Treaty "is a logical step and meets the current political and military realities."

The head of the State Duma Defense Committee, Vladimir Komoyedov, blamed Washington for the incident.

“Russia was forced to suspend its participation in the CFE Treaty due to US actions,” he said in comments for TASS, “under the current administration of the White House, one should hardly expect any prospects for creating an analogue of the 1990 treaty of the year. “They (the leaders of the United States. - V.L.) probably did everything to unleash their hands,” the admiral emphasized.

Leonid Kalashnikov, deputy chairman of the State Duma’s international affairs committee, added to his colleague: “Russian initiatives aimed at ensuring Europe’s security have been smashed about the non-constructive position of the West.” The same idea was expressed by the former head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia, Army General Yuri Baluyevsky. "The reason for the suspension by Russia of participation in the CFE Treaty was the actions of the colleagues under the treaty," he concluded.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also defined his position on the final withdrawal of Russia from the CFE Treaty. As expected, he said that the alliance was disappointed with the decision of Moscow.

TRUST UNDER CONTROL

But what is the CFE Treaty? And why is he paid so much attention? For people who are not familiar with the subtleties of the relationship between Russia and the North Atlantic Alliance, this abbreviation sounds a mystery. And in order to lift the veil over it, you will have to go back 25 years ago, in November 19 1990, when in Paris the countries of the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) and the Warsaw Treaty Organization (ATS) countries signed the Treaty about conventional forces in Europe.

On the one hand, he limited the number of heavy weapons of both sides by five parameters - by tanks, armored combat vehicles, artillery installations, combat aircraft and combat helicopters, and on the other hand, set quotas for this military equipment for each of the signatories to the CFE Treaty. In sum, they were almost equal, both for NATO, the 16 states that were then members of this organization, and for the ATS, and the seven member states of the Warsaw Pact. After the treaty entered into force (this happened after its ratification in 1992), 24 tanks, 093 armored combat vehicles, 33 artillery pieces, 827 combat aircraft and 19 attack helicopters could be deployed on their territories. For ATS, these quotas were (respectively) 831, 5118, 1685, 21 and 473, and for Russia - 32, 702, 20, 368 and 6461. Moreover, the levels of these weapons were distributed among the regions of Central Europe and its flank areas so that nowhere is a decisive advantage created that could threaten neighbors with aggressive actions.

At the same time, the treaty demanded that each participant regularly, every six months, inform their partners about the presence of five types of specified weapons in one or another point of their country (in its European part), naming a specific military unit and its geographical coordinates, and also opened unprecedented and previously unthinkable opportunity for the military from NATO or ATS to come to the site and check the accuracy of the information received. In fact, the CFE Treaty established new standards of trust in Europe between two, as it seemed, irreconcilable rivals - ATS and NATO. A trust based on unprecedented military openness and clear, transparent, based on legal international norms, regular control over the military activities of the opposite side.

But here's a paradox stories. The CFE Treaty entered into force on November 9, 1992, when both the Warsaw Pact and the Soviet Union ceased to exist. There was a new Russia. Practically all the countries that were part of the Department of Internal Affairs, as well as some of the former Soviet republics that were covered by the terms of the treaty, joined NATO. The quotas for armaments in the North Atlantic alliance began to exceed Russian by some indicators three to four times, which, of course, did not contribute to building trust between the parties and the security of the Russian state. It is ridiculous that the CFE Treaty, adopted, as recorded therein, “to establish a safe and stable balance of conventional weapons in Europe at lower levels, as well as to eliminate inequalities detrimental to stability and security, to eliminate the potential for launching a surprise attack and launching large-scale offensive actions in Europe ”, at the turn of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, fixed this“ inequality detrimental to stability and security ”and froze the lack of a balance of conventional weapons.

It was necessary to adapt the CFE Treaty to the changed historical conditions, which was done at the OSCE Summit in Istanbul 19 in November 1999. There, for each country - party to the contract, and they became 30, their quotas and their heavy weapon ceilings were defined. For example, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia received the right to 220 tanks, 135 armored combat vehicles, 285 artillery systems, 100 combat aircraft and 50 attack helicopters. Belarus (respectively) on 1800, 2600, 1615, 294 and 80. Hungary - 835, 1700, 840, 180 and 108. Germany - 3444, 3281, 2255, 765 and 280. France - 1226, 3700, 1192, 800 and 374. USA (in Europe) - 1812, 3017, 1553, 784 and 396. Russia - 6360, 11 280, 6315, 3416 and 855 ... The control procedures provided for in the “old” agreement were also maintained.

UNACCEPTABLE CONDITIONS

But in the same place, at this summit, in the documents that are not directly related to the CFE Treaty, the NATO countries fixed the condition that they ratify the adapted treaty only after Russia withdraws its troops from Georgia and Moldova.

Russian military bases were withdrawn from Georgia in 2005, although in Abkhazia and South Ossetia there remained domestic peacekeeping units on the Georgian-Abkhazian and Georgian-South Ossetian conflict line, introduced there in one case on the basis of an agreement adopted by the heads of the CIS, in the other - in accordance with the Russian-Georgian Dagomys Agreement. The Russian 14 Army was withdrawn from Moldova. There remained only our peacekeeping units, which, according to the bilateral agreement between Moldova and Russia, signed by the presidents of the two countries, control (by the way, together with the Moldovan and Transdniestrian peacekeepers) the observance of the security regime in the conflict settlement zone and protect warehouses with weapons in the Kolbasno village, which Transnistria considers its own, and Russia - its own.

Nevertheless, the NATO countries under the influence of the United States refused to ratify the adapted CFE Treaty. Although it was ratified by Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan (part of its territory is within the zone of the treaty). And the Baltic countries that joined the North Atlantic Alliance did not join this document at all. There was a strange situation. The officers of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, as part of the NATO inspections, could come, for example, to the Kaliningrad region and check for the presence of certain heavy weapons there. But the Russian officers could not make a return visit: the Baltic countries are not parties to the CFE Treaty. And then new states were formed in the Balkans, where there are bases of the United States and other countries of the alliance. And they, too, were outside the CFE Treaty.

The warnings of Moscow that if the states that have signed the adapted CFE Treaty do not proceed to ratify it, Russia will withdraw from this treaty and have not had any effect. And in December 2007, by decree of President Vladimir Putin, our country suspended its participation in the treaty. That is, it stopped informing its former partners about the presence, quantity, deployment and movement of its heavy weapons in the European part of the country, did not accept military inspections from NATO countries and, of course, did not send its officers to such inspections.

There was always a short and clear answer to all dissatisfaction from the capitals of Western states: first, ratification of the adapted CFE Treaty, then Russia's return to the requirements of the treaty. And after the Georgian aggression against South Ossetia, Moscow’s recognition of the independence and sovereignty of Tskhinval and Sukhum, the conclusion of bilateral agreements on the deployment of Russian military bases on the territory of these two states, it was no longer necessary to talk with Western countries about ratification of the adapted CFE Treaty. Especially after the nationalist coup in Kiev supported by the West, the return of the Crimea to Russia and the unleashing of a civil war by the Ukrainian government in the east of Nezalezhnaya Square, it is certainly impossible to recall the return to the CFE Treaty even as it was modernized in 1999 in Istanbul. The CFE Treaty, which has turned into an agreement for a narrow circle of people, mainly for NATO members, is in principle no one needs today.

PROSPECTS ARE ABSENT

Without participation in the CFE Treaty, Russia does not need this treaty either for the United States or for NATO. Everyone there knows about the deployment and movement of their troops in Europe, including in the states of Eastern Europe. Moreover, the public and the media are constantly informing their militaristic plans. To control this process, in fact they themselves, they need nothing. They defiantly refused to provide official information to Russia about their actions in 2011. What is called, completely untied his hands. For us, this was not a surprise. Arrogant Washington does not consider it necessary to listen to the opinion of Moscow on the most pressing security issues. Including on the expansion of NATO, on the deployment of a missile defense system, a violation of contractual obligations on the RSMD ... Although it makes unsupported counterclaims.

For certain, they certainly also know about the situation in the South Caucasus in Washington and Brussels for certain and without the CFE Treaty. The American and NATO advisers, as they say, dine and spend the night in Georgia and receive, both official information in accordance with the requirements of the treaty, and, judging by the usual Washington practice, informal. Including the situation in Armenia and Azerbaijan. True, they have certain difficulties with the territory of unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh, but this is not the most serious headache for the Pentagon today.

Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan remain in the CFE Treaty. Minsk and Astana, as it should be expected, fulfill their obligations to the contract flawlessly. By the way, Belarusian officers will represent the interests of Russia in the CFE Joint Consultative Group. And about Square, where, with short breaks for a truce, there is a fratricidal civil war, chaos continues in the Armed Forces and in government, there is nothing to say. She probably still fell indefinitely from the process of verification and transparency of contractual obligations.

Russia's prospects for the next five to ten years to return to the CFE Treaty, as some politicians are talking about, also look vague. The situation has changed dramatically compared not only with 1990, but also with 1999 year. And not only because of the expansion of NATO to the east and the admission to it of the states bordering on our country, the approach of the Armed Forces of the North Atlantic Alliance, primarily the United States, to the Russian borders, which creates a serious threat to Russia's security. To continue to pretend that we do not notice this is impossible. Especially when Washington, with a mania worthy of better use, is deploying the bases of its missile defense system in Romania and Poland. When the US and NATO ships with the Aegis system and SM-3 antimissiles, with Tomahawk cruise missiles on board, enter the Black and Baltic Seas, approach the Barents Sea. When they arrange continuous exercises in the Baltic countries, they throw dozens of tanks and armored vehicles that do not fit not only in any CFE norms, but also the requirements of the NATO-Russia Founding Act. When the atlantists place their command posts and command and control systems in Eastern Europe. According to the author, it is not possible to reflect on the negotiation of a new treaty on the armed forces in Europe in these conditions.

Dialogue does not work. We do not want to hear and listen, do not want to talk with us on an equal footing, take into account our national interests. For us, the CFE Treaty is dead. Finally and irrevocably. Remember, it happened eight years ago. And today his body is finally buried. Peace be upon him.
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  1. st25310
    st25310 21 March 2015 18: 24
    +3
    Now our hands are loose! Tremble the haters of Russia!
    The chains of the heavy will fall,
    Dungeons will collapse - and freedom
    You will be cheerfully at the entrance,
    And the brothers will give you the sword.
    A.S. Pushkin.
    1. avvg
      avvg 21 March 2015 18: 30
      +3
      Where we want and how many troops we want, the Russian troops will be stationed there.
      1. Alexey Boukin
        Alexey Boukin 21 March 2015 18: 54
        +3
        In each treaty, the West is trying to bargain for an advantage, and naturally, it is concerned that Russia is withdrawing from the CFE Treaty. It also becomes unpleasant for NATO that it is necessary to talk with Moscow on equal terms, that we are in defense of our interests. But they will have to get used to it. Russia will never kneel, as some Western politicians would not like it. If you talk, then taking into account the interests of both parties.
        1. bort4145
          bort4145 22 March 2015 12: 36
          0
          If you talk, then taking into account the interests of both parties.

          It would be nice, but there is no mutual interest -
          always an option: honest tries to negotiate with a sharpie.
      2. Motherland Russia
        Motherland Russia 21 March 2015 19: 07
        0
        And rightly so. Let everyone get what they deserve.
        1. jjj
          jjj 21 March 2015 19: 31
          +1
          Step by step, Russia is moving away from the obligations it once imposed. Free your hands
    2. sent-onere
      sent-onere 21 March 2015 20: 01
      +5
      CFE, PACE, OSCE - got into the test tube of the State Department, hatched in the EU, but never became a life form. Rest in peace ...
    3. The comment was deleted.
    4. Observer2014
      Observer2014 21 March 2015 20: 42
      +2
      "Peace be upon your ashes, CFE Treaty" I would like to add on my own behalf. Now all the "friendly European family" let them even shitty debate about who, where and how much weapons can be shoved. But now without us. Ha ha ha and we'll see how these "modern monsters of the world's greatest armies" will try to solve something there without Russia
    5. Aleksey_K
      Aleksey_K 21 March 2015 23: 32
      -7
      Quote: st25310
      Now our hands are loose! Tremble the haters of Russia!
      The chains of the heavy will fall,
      Dungeons will collapse - and freedom
      You will be cheerfully at the entrance,
      And the brothers will give you the sword.
      A.S. Pushkin.

      You are mistaken. This means that all restrictions on offensive weapons and weapons of mass destruction will not be valid. Everyone in peacetime can use poisonous gases, biological weapons or thermonuclear. Can you imagine if Poroshenko will use war gases against New Russia. Not only will there not be militias, but the population will die out within one day.
      Of course, the hands of the Nazis will be untied.
      1. Evil Pole
        Evil Pole 22 March 2015 02: 30
        0
        Quote: Алексей_К
        Everyone in peacetime can use poisonous gases, biological weapons or thermonuclear.

        These weapons have stricter rules (maratoria), you are mistaken that someone will begin to apply them. This is an open declaration of war. No one wants to sign a sentence.
        1. Aleksey_K
          Aleksey_K 23 March 2015 22: 55
          0
          Quote: Evil Chorus
          These weapons have stricter rules (maratoria), you are mistaken that someone will begin to apply them. This is an open declaration of war. No one wants to sign a sentence.

          There is a shameful page in the history of America when it was not able to defeat Vietnam and the President of America made a decision and ordered 10 nuclear strikes against Vietnam. For reasons beyond America's control, the missiles weren’t even able to launch.
          American fascism will never comply with the weapons of mass destruction (WMD) treaty. This is only an appearance.
      2. Cynic
        Cynic 22 March 2015 16: 58
        -1
        Quote: Алексей_К
        You are mistaken. This means that all restrictions on ...

        You have very peculiar ideas about contracts, particularly this one.
        Conventional Arms Treaty in Europe only Conventional Arms Treaty in Europe
        Didn't you read the article?
        hi
        1. Aleksey_K
          Aleksey_K 23 March 2015 22: 50
          0
          Quote: Cynic
          You have very peculiar ideas about contracts, particularly this one.
          The Treaty on Conventional Arms in Europe is just the Treaty on Conventional Arms in Europe
          Didn't you read the article?

          I read the Wikipedia article about the real number of weapons, i.e. about its non-observance by the West.
          About WMD:
          And who prevents to silently expel the Russian controllers for nuclear weapons and other WMD weapons from America, or even just not to show these weapons. Americans openly use forbidden phosphorus bombs and charges, use depleted uranium-containing anti-tank missiles that infect radioactivity, and deliver poisonous gases to the Middle East. Japan, in general, is teaching its younger generation that Russia used nuclear weapons in Japan. But we do not have these agreements with Japan. Therefore, Japan announced a program to create its own nuclear weapons. By the way, a peace treaty has not yet been signed with Japan. Here you have the aggressor, not bound by any agreements.
          If fascism wins in Europe, then the Nazis don’t give a damn about contracts with us.
          Think for yourself - it's probably all very bad. It is necessary to force to comply with the contract, and not lick their ass. Stop gas supply to Europe by 100%. Transfer all finances to Russia and threaten about non-payment of credit debts.
          1. Cynic
            Cynic 24 March 2015 11: 11
            0
            Quote: Алексей_К
            It is necessary to force to comply with the contract, and not lick their ass

            Hmm, to comply with the agreement and even those that were on the wave of _ peace, friendship, chewing gum, and definitely disadvantageous to Russia?
            Well, this is so, rhetorically, but in fact it’s clear that you didn’t speak about this treaty, but spoke out for life in general.
            But didn’t you think that the current ratio of weapons is the result of the implementation of these agreements? That euphoria of the late 80s and 90s, we will be extremely polite in terms, Russia will go on hearing for a long time.
            hi
  2. Vezhchel
    Vezhchel 21 March 2015 18: 27
    +4
    Outdated contract. It was necessary to get out of it back in 2008. am
    1. Altona
      Altona 21 March 2015 20: 28
      +1
      Quote: Vezhchel
      Outdated contract. It was necessary to get out of it back in 2008.

      --------------------
      He was originally stillborn like START-3 ... States consider themselves God's substitute on Earth, and maybe even cooler. Therefore, they irritably react to all sorts of contractual restrictions in their address and tell the rest how they should act ...
  3. awg75
    awg75 21 March 2015 18: 30
    +7
    I don’t understand what we have been waiting for so many years ??? but better late than never ...
    1. BARKAS
      BARKAS 21 March 2015 18: 49
      +3
      They waited right when the opportunities for large-scale rearmament appeared then officially withdrew from the treaty and did not provoke NATO ahead of time who knows what they would throw out then we were ahead of them in Crimea for sure!
  4. Dudu
    Dudu 21 March 2015 18: 31
    +1
    Contracts are always backed up by force. Russia has already recovered and cannot be bent; NATO is still alive and will never agree to honest negotiations.
  5. weis-a
    weis-a 21 March 2015 18: 31
    +1
    A small click on the nose to the west ...
    Why do we need to participate in contracts that limit us. Our army is actively developing and rearming, so let them now come to an agreement with us. The time when we bowed to everyone has passed !!!
  6. milann
    milann 21 March 2015 18: 32
    +11
    Here is a story written by Obama.
  7. Aleksandr1959
    Aleksandr1959 21 March 2015 18: 33
    +3
    So for a long time it was necessary to hammer a bolt on this Agreement. Immediately after the collapse of the Warsaw Pact. And so they waited more than 20 years.
  8. jovanni
    jovanni 21 March 2015 18: 34
    0
    In general, such agreements, as a rule, led to a significant deterioration in the positions of the USSR, and then of Russia, because our "partners" are experienced cheats and liars. How can you even negotiate with them about something without a pistol in your pocket and the skill to quickly snatch it?
    1. Hagakure
      Hagakure 21 March 2015 18: 39
      0
      The experience of I.V. Stalin to help ... Study, apply ...
  9. svp67
    svp67 21 March 2015 18: 34
    0
    Russia decided to permanently suspend its participation in the Treaty on Conventional Arms in Europe (CFE)
    Of course, it is good that we have thrown off the "shackles" of the agreements we do not need now, but the fact that the "hands of the World 3 clock" have approached 12 is alarming.
  10. Siberia 9444
    Siberia 9444 21 March 2015 18: 34
    +6
    Now it remains to get out of the Treaty on the Elimination of Medium and Short Range Missiles (INF), the United States responded to Russia on NATO expansion that there was an agreement (and then only in words) with the USSR, and since there is no such country, since there is no such country, there is no agreement of June 1, 1988 . Article + all on the shelves.
  11. Loner_53
    Loner_53 21 March 2015 18: 35
    0
    Dialogue does not work. They don’t want to hear and listen to us, they don’t want to talk with us on equal terms take into account our national interests.
    On an equal footing? Yes, we are superior to them in all respects of human morality!
    GLORY TO RUSSIA!!!
  12. EvgNik
    EvgNik 21 March 2015 18: 36
    +1
    Everything is correct. The West has not ratified, but I want to know where and what and in what quantities. There is a Russian proverb: eat fish and ... in general, they understood where to sit. Here you have a big fig.
  13. Karabas
    Karabas 21 March 2015 19: 10
    +2
    Notice, everything that Gorbachev and Shevardnadze did not do, everything went to the detriment of our countries.
  14. Junior, I
    Junior, I 21 March 2015 19: 53
    0
    It is time to respond adequately, and not wait, not rely on Avos. How much can you think that everything can change.
    Hurley is there until they change, they will not even listen to us, not to look in our direction.
    They will wipe our feet about us and spit in our direction, and twist with a finger at the temple and show the middle finger.
    Yes, and it's time to stop flying on our territory.
  15. balyaba
    balyaba 21 March 2015 20: 35
    +1
    Guys, right now on NTV bomb explodes good
    1. Aleksey_K
      Aleksey_K 21 March 2015 23: 38
      0
      Quote: balyaba
      Guys, right now on NTV bomb explodes good

      You are more careful with such words. You will be identified and taken by force to the basements of the FSB. Then wash it off that you are not a member of a terrorist organization. First, they will "try", you will stay alive, then you will get the maximum term.
  16. boroda64
    boroda64 21 March 2015 22: 00
    +2
    ...
    and you will say ...
    and STOBAT - we will revive ...
    / they don’t need weapons either ../
  17. persei
    persei 21 March 2015 22: 36
    0
    The cheating of the USA, NATO and all of Western Europe led to the collapse of the CFE Treaty ... for a long time we endured these players on the nerves.
  18. Tribuns
    Tribuns 21 March 2015 23: 34
    0
    On March 10, 2015, the CFE Treaty finally heard Russian: "EVERYTHING has a limit ... patience, thick-skinned from NATO!"
  19. Aleksey_K
    Aleksey_K 21 March 2015 23: 45
    -2
    Many are happy that Russia’s hands will be untied. But both America and Europe will also have their hands and feet untied. They will soon begin to create even greater war terror throughout the world. After all, we will allow both Western and Eastern aggressors to remove restrictions.
    Readers found something to rejoice in, some kind of bad euphoria. You didn’t think about the consequences. Fascism is reviving in Europe. This is for them, the Nazis, only at hand!
  20. bannik
    bannik 21 March 2015 23: 48
    0
    Well, finally, otherwise nostalgia has tortured me: 1967; Dnepr exercises; A full tank division is crossing the river ... No, God forbid, I'm not hinting at anything!
  21. vfck
    vfck 22 March 2015 03: 29
    0
    The idiotic agreement signed by drunks and zhopalizami of the West, before it was necessary to withdraw from this agreement, down with the West.
  22. ussrex
    ussrex 22 March 2015 04: 43
    0
    Quote: Алексей_К
    Many are happy that Russia’s hands will be untied. But both America and Europe will also have their hands and feet untied. They will soon begin to create even greater war terror throughout the world. After all, we will allow both Western and Eastern aggressors to remove restrictions.
    Readers found something to rejoice in, some kind of bad euphoria. You didn’t think about the consequences. Fascism is reviving in Europe. This is for them, the Nazis, only at hand!

    Something you do not want to notice one simple thing: if NATO members have not yet ratified this treaty, then their hands have never been tied. "Even greater military terror in the whole World" did not limit this treaty in any way, since it limited only the rights of Russia. And even if approached formally, it extended to the security problems of ONLY Europe, and not the whole world. What kind of Eastern aggressors are you talking about?
    Conclusion: do it yourself, I do not want to swear at Alexey_K. Suddenly, he is conscientiously mistaken.
    1. Aleksey_K
      Aleksey_K 23 March 2015 22: 26
      0
      Quote: ussrex
      Conclusion: do it yourself, I do not want to swear at Alexey_K. Suddenly, he is conscientiously mistaken.

      Wikipedia:
      The Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) was signed on November 19, 1990 in Paris by plenipotentiaries of sixteen NATO member states (Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Canada, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal , USA, Turkey and France) and the six member states of the Warsaw Treaty Organization (ATS) (Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the USSR and Czechoslovakia) and entered into force on November 9, 1992.
      An additional document was not ratified - the Agreement on the Adaptation of the CFE Treaty, signed on November 19, 1999 at the OSCE Istanbul Summit, which appeared due to the military imbalance that arose due to NATO expansion at the expense of the former ATS countries and post-Soviet states.
  23. Zomanus
    Zomanus 22 March 2015 04: 58
    0
    Well, the contract was prepared in one country, signed in another and canceled in the third, so to speak. So all the rules. It’s just that the life age of the contract was short. And the INF Treaty awaits the same final in due time. I think that after the introduction of serial deliveries of Barguzin.
  24. oleg-gr
    oleg-gr 22 March 2015 09: 16
    0
    If banderlogs win in Ukraine, the West will never need this agreement. If on the contrary, they will scream and demand the conclusion of a new contract.
  25. Crown
    Crown 22 March 2015 11: 02
    0
    Perhaps the NATO bloc will soon cease to exist. First of all, the United States is Kolos on clay feet (debts above the roof), has already hinted that NATO will not be kept in the same order. The Europeans scratching their hearts at the gutters are worthless pennies. For example, their amusing exercises.
  26. another RUSICH
    another RUSICH 22 March 2015 11: 12
    +1
    It was necessary to withdraw from the treaty immediately after the entry of Poland and others like it into NATO. or rather to prevent its entry by a threat to withdraw from the contract. now what? done what needed to be done the day before yesterday
  27. january
    january 22 March 2015 21: 54
    0
    KAYUK OLD WORLD ORDER! it seems that gentlemen will choose a new one.